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die-hardalso die·hard (dī′härd′)
Stubbornly resisting change or clinging to a seemingly hopeless or outdated cause.
One who stubbornly resists change or tenaciously adheres to a seemingly hopeless or outdated cause: rebel die-hards who refused to surrender.
1. a person who resists change or who holds onto an untenable position or outdated attitude
2. (modifier) obstinately resistant to change
1. a person who vigorously resists change.adj.
2. resistant to change.
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|Adj.||1.||die-hard - tradition-bound and obstinately opinionated; "an inflexible (or die-hard) conservative"; "rock-ribbed republican"|
inflexible - incapable of change; "a man of inflexible purpose"
1. Firmly, often unreasonably immovable in purpose or will:
adamant, adamantine, brassbound, grim, implacable, incompliant, inexorable, inflexible, intransigent, iron, obdurate, relentless, remorseless, rigid, stubborn, unbendable, unbending, uncompliant, uncompromising, unrelenting, unyielding.
Idiom: stubborn as a mule.