obduration


Related to obduration: encumber

obduration

(ˌɒbdjʊˈreɪʃən)
n
the process of becoming or the state of being obdurate, intractable and indifferent
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When obduration happens powder gases don't seep around the bullet and melt miniscule particles from it.
Resistance is obduration, a pull back, but it is also duration, defense, a barrier against the assault of exterior forces that assault the "healthy" ego in a meta-psychological sense.
It does affect the integrity of the sabot and its obduration qualities.