pig-headedness


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pig-headedness

nSturheit f

pig-headedness

[ˌpɪgˈhɛdɪdnɪs] ncaparbietà, testardaggine f
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He knows your character, Joseph, and is well acquainted with your pig-headedness and ignorance; and he knows my character, Joseph, and he knows my want of gratitoode.
But at the moment egregious administration pig-headedness seems to be the order of the day.
The then Conservative Prime Minister was hectoring, dictatorial and - like her smoother successor David Cameron - uncaring when cuts bit and working people paid a high price for her ideological pig-headedness.
Through sheer hard work, determination and pig-headedness of John, Phil Jones and the campaigning group we can expect 90% of our money.
Only while they characterise coalition as selling out, not as finding a solution: while they mistake pig-headedness for principle, intolerance for integrity.
Steph, who is raising money for the Rally4Life charity, added: "Hard work and sheer pig-headedness will take you a long way - that, and treating people with respect along the way.
Projecting your own values and standards onto other people is the apex of intolerance and pig-headedness.
There have long been suggestions, often encouraged by Arsenal board members, that the club were always capable of making true marquee signings but that Wenger has been reluctant, due to ethical pig-headedness and a blind loyalty towards his existing squad.
But while the reluctance of male drivers to accept any outside help certainly seems like pig-headedness, it may actually stem from a less macho cause - blind panic.
Kennedy's Cold War myopia often comes across as immaturity or pig-headedness in Rabe's account, although nonhistorian pundits such as Noam Chomsky would characterize it as worse: a nefarious attempt to colonize the rest of the world under the Mafia-like ruse of "protection.
His pig-headedness made a significant contribution to this Wallaby loss.
However, successful leaders are those that have the discipline, foresight and pig-headedness to lay the necessary foundations required for the strong institutions to grow and embed themselves into African society, if we are to attain our developmental aspirations and move beyond the 'great potential' stage.