stubbornly


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stub·born

 (stŭb′ərn)
adj. stub·born·er, stub·born·est
1.
a. Refusing to change one's mind or course of action despite pressure to do so; unyielding or resolute. See Synonyms at obstinate.
b. Characterized by a refusal to change one's mind or course of action; dogged or persistent: stubborn prejudice; stubborn earnestness.
2. Difficult to treat or deal with; resistant to treatment or effort: stubborn soil; stubborn stains.

[Middle English stuborn.]

stub′born·ly adv.
stub′born·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.stubbornly - in a stubborn unregenerate manner; "she remained stubbornly in the same position"
Translations
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stubbornly

[ˈstʌbənlɪ] ADV [insist, say] → obstinadamente, tercamente; [refuse, continue, oppose] → obstinadamente; [resist, cling] (= steadfastly) → tenazmente; (= pig-headedly) → obstinadamente
he was stubbornly determined/persistentsu resolución era obstinada/su insistencia era tenaz
interest rates have remained stubbornly highperduran los tipos altos de interés

stubbornly

[ˈstʌbərnli] adv
(= obstinately) [refuse] → obstinément
(= persistently) [remain, continue] → obstinément

stubbornly

adv
refusestur; insiststörrisch; saytrotzig, starrköpfig
(= persistently)hartnäckig; interest rates have remained stubbornly highdie Zinsen sind unbeirrt hoch geblieben

stubbornly

[ˈstʌbənlɪ] advostinatamente, cocciutamente
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And thus, while the one ship went cheerily before the breeze, the other stubbornly fought against it; and so the two vessels parted; the crew of the Pequod looking with grave, lingering glances towards the receding Bachelor; but the Bachelor's men never heeding their gaze for the lively revelry they were in.
He had spoken courteously, deferentially, yet so firmly, so stubbornly, that for a long while she could make no answer.
I was far from expecting ever to belong to him, for the price asked for me from the time I was first enslaved was exorbitant, and always provoked either anger or derision, yet my master stuck stubbornly to it -- twenty-two dollars.
But very often, and even most often, choice is utterly and stubbornly opposed to reason .
His mighty strokes bade fair to close up the distance between us in short order, for at best I could make but slow progress with my unfamiliar craft, which nosed stubbornly in every direction but that which I desired to follow, so that fully half my energy was expended in turning its blunt prow back into the course.
But Lamai, eyes stubbornly sullen, with mutinous foot-stampings and a perfect knowledge that all was clear behind him to leap and flee away if his mother rushed upon him, persisted in retaining his puppy dog.
I mean to say that I wouldn't mind if I had several wishbones of the same kind," retorted Peter stubbornly.
Frequently I threatened that, if he did not do better, he should have another line: then he would stubbornly refuse to write this line; and I, to save my word, had finally to resort to the expedient of holding his fingers upon the pen, and forcibly drawing his hand up and down, till, in spite of his resistance, the line was in some sort completed.
I tried to burst open the door; but it stubbornly resisted.
His dulled senses wished him to swoon and he opposed them stubbornly, his mind portraying unknown dangers and mutilations if he should fall upon the field.
They were backing toward the apartment, stubbornly resisting the advance of a handful of red men who faced them and forced them slowly but inevitably back.
He remained stubbornly silent, gazing at Weyrother's face, and only turned away his eyes when the Austrian chief of staff finished reading.