Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Obstinate"

The meaning of "Obstinate" in various phrases and sentences

Q: Что значит She ripped off the obstinate steel contraption.?
A: Ripped off = pulled off violently
Obstinate = stubborn or hard to move
Steel = a type of metal
Contraption = device, object built by man

Example sentences using "Obstinate"

Q: Покажите мне примеры предложений с obstinate.
A: She is a very hard person to persuade. She is an obstinate person.

Synonyms of "Obstinate" and their differences

Q: В чем разница между obstinate и stubborn ?
A: Obstinate is formal and literary. Stubborn is way more common
Q: В чем разница между obstinate и stubborn и pig-headed ?
A: They all mean the same, the difference is the level of language:
Formal/standard/informal
There are many groups of words like this in English!
Q: В чем разница между obstinate и persistent ?
A: “Obstinate” is more negative. Like stubborn. “She obstinately refused.”

“Persistent” is a positive quality. Pushing forward despite hardships.
Q: В чем разница между obstinate и stubborn ?
A: They are interchangeable, each is a synonym of the other.

Stubborn is more commonly used.

Here are some other synonyms:

stubborn, headstrong, willful, unyielding, inflexible, unbending, intransigent, intractable, obdurate, mulish, stubborn as a mule, pigheaded, bull-headed, self-willed, strong-minded, strong-willed, contrary, perverse, recalcitrant, refractory, uncooperative, unmanageable, cross-grained, stiff-necked, stiff, rigid, steely, iron-willed.
Q: В чем разница между obstinate и stubborn ?
A: They mean the exact same thing, but stubborn is more commonly used.

Translations of "Obstinate"

Q: Как сказать на Английском (американский вариант)? obstinate
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Other questions about "Obstinate"

Q: "He is so obstinate, he doesn't care even for his father" это звучит нормально?
A: Not sure what you're trying to say. "obstinate" means stubborn which has nothing to do with caring about someone so it's more of a logical mistake here
Q: Because he is obstinate in extreme ,
he would not admit his mistake.
or...
He would not admit his mistake.
because he is obstinate in extreme . это звучит нормально?
A: I think a natural way to express this would be:
"He would not admit his mistake because he is extremely obstinate."
or
"Because he is extremely obstinate, he would not admit his mistake."
Q: You live so you can be obstinate. это звучит нормально?
A: The purpose of your life is to be stubborn... that is the meaning.
Q: She was obstinate not to ride a roller coaster. это звучит нормально?
A: @neko-san-: She was obstinate about riding the roller coaster



(This word is not very known,i had to look it up)

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