obstinado


obstinado
adj.
obstinate, bulldogged, stubborn, bulldoggish.
past part.
past participle of spanish verb: obstinar.
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obstinado
adjetivo
1 obstinate, stubborn
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ADJ obstinate, stubborn
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-da adjetivo
a) (tozudo) obstinate, stubborn
b) (tenaz) tenacious, dogged
c) (Ven) (harto) fed up (colloq)
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= obstinate, stubborn, dogged, perverse, stiff-necked, pigheaded, refractory, self-willed, tenacious, persevering.
Ex. She wanted to say: 'You are a conceited, obstinate, inflexible, manipulative, pompous, close-minded, insensitive, abrasive, opinionated, platitudinous oaf!'.
Ex. He is seldom happy, never satisfied, temperamental, stubborn; his behavior at times can be charitably characterized as erratic.
Ex. The last 50 years of academic librarianship have seen a dogged search for standards.
Ex. The demand for business information, in relation to its price, is rather perverse in that high price often generates a high demand.
Ex. The problem was that the stiff-necked men of science refused to bow down before the idols of political expediency.
Ex. I argue that intellectual vices (such as being gullible, dogmatic, pigheaded, or prejudiced) are essential.
Ex. However, these mushy words do little to reveal the refractory person uttering them.
Ex. But apparently the self-willed distinction affected his reason -- he went soft in the head and ended up believing in his divine origins.
Ex. She's tough and tenacious and she still has almost as many as she has friends.
Ex. Napoleon Bonaparte said: 'Victory belongs to the most persevering' and 'Ability is of little account without opportunity'.
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-da adjetivo
a) (tozudo) obstinate, stubborn
b) (tenaz) tenacious, dogged
c) (Ven) (harto) fed up (colloq)
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= obstinate, stubborn, dogged, perverse, stiff-necked, pigheaded, refractory, self-willed, tenacious, persevering.

Ex: She wanted to say: 'You are a conceited, obstinate, inflexible, manipulative, pompous, close-minded, insensitive, abrasive, opinionated, platitudinous oaf!'.

Ex: He is seldom happy, never satisfied, temperamental, stubborn; his behavior at times can be charitably characterized as erratic.
Ex: The last 50 years of academic librarianship have seen a dogged search for standards.
Ex: The demand for business information, in relation to its price, is rather perverse in that high price often generates a high demand.
Ex: The problem was that the stiff-necked men of science refused to bow down before the idols of political expediency.
Ex: I argue that intellectual vices (such as being gullible, dogmatic, pigheaded, or prejudiced) are essential.
Ex: However, these mushy words do little to reveal the refractory person uttering them.
Ex: But apparently the self-willed distinction affected his reason -- he went soft in the head and ended up believing in his divine origins.
Ex: She's tough and tenacious and she still has almost as many as she has friends.
Ex: Napoleon Bonaparte said: 'Victory belongs to the most persevering' and 'Ability is of little account without opportunity'.

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obstinado -da
adjective
A
1 (tozudo) ‹persona/actitud› obstinate, stubborn
2 (tenaz) ‹persona/lucha› tenacious, dogged
B (Ven) (harto) fed up (colloq)
su trabajo le tiene obstinado he has had enough of his job o he is fed up with his job
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Del verbo obstinarse: (conjugate obstinarse)

obstinado es:

el participio

Multiple Entries:
obstinado    
obstinarse
obstinado
-da adjetivo

a) (tozudo) obstinate, stubborn

b) (tenaz) tenacious, dogged

obstinarse (conjugate obstinarse) verbo pronominal obstinado EN hacer algo to (obstinately) insist on doing sth;
se obstinó en no ir he obstinately refused to go;

se ha obstinado en que hay que terminarlo hoy he is bent on finishing it today
obstinado,-a adjetivo obstinate
obstinarse verbo reflexivo to persist [en, in]

'obstinado' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
cabezón
- cabezona
- empeñada
- empeñado
- impenitente
- mollera
- obstinada
- burro
- cazurro
- obstinarse
English:
opinionated
- stiff-necked
- dogged
- head
- intractable
- obstinate
- perverse
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obstinado, -a adj
1. [terco] obstinate, stubborn
2. [tenaz] tenacious
3. Ven Fam [hastiado] fed up
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obstinado
adj obstinate
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obstinado, -da adj
1) terco: obstinate, stubborn
2) : persistent
obstinadamente adv
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obstinado adj obstinate

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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  • Duro — (Del lat. durus.) ► adjetivo 1 Que ofrece resistencia a ser rayado, deformado o comprimido: ■ el cristal es duro. SINÓNIMO compacto consistente 2 Que no tiene blandura o flexibilidad: ■ le gusta dormir en colchón duro. SINÓNIMO firme …   Enciclopedia Universal


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