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Word – Obdurate Word – Obdurate
Word – Obdurate

Word – Obdurate

Obdurate – Word of the Day

Meaning:

[adjective]:somebody who doesn’t change his/her mind; stubborn

History:

The discovery of this word happened back in the mid 15th century. The word is coined from a Latin word ‘obdurare’. Here, ob means in opposition and durare means harden. Later, this word was transformed into another Latin word called ‘obduratus.’ In the late Middle English, obduratus helped form obdurate, which is the current spelling of this word.

Usage:

  1. We had an advantageous hand in this situation but the problem still remained obdurate.
  2. I am surprised by his obdurate behaviour when it comes to feminism.
  3. The reason behind their breakup was his obdurate behaviour.
  4. I don’t want to look obdurate or intolerant in this conversation, thus, I rest my case.
  5. Society still chooses to be obdurate when it comes to the freedom of women.
  6. The scenarios that can arise when an obdurate government and the equally obdurate protestors clash are imaginable.
  7. For me, one of the most obdurate situations is to tackle the finances.
  8. I am financially independent, so I don’t take any obdurate attitude at this point of time in my life.
  9. There is not enough the protestors could do to change the obdurate stance of the government.
  10. I had gone to seek his help but his obdurate attitude didn’t seem favourable enough for a logical conversation.
  11. I hope that he reflects upon his actions and notices that he was not being brave but an obdurate person.
  12. He was obdurate before, but my well-researched statistics and facts made him change his mind.

 

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