obstinate

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Du latin obstinatus.

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obstinate

  1. Obstiné, têtu, opiniâtre, tenace.
    • Harris always keeps to shades or mixtures of orange or yellow, but I don’t think he is at all wise in this. His complexion is too dark for yellows. Yellows don’t suit him: there can be no question about it. I want him to take to blue as a background, with white or cream for relief; but, there! the less taste a person has in dress, the more obstinate he always seems to be. It is a great pity, because he will never be a success as it is, while there are one or two colours in which he might not really look so bad, with his hat on. — (Jerome K. Jerome, Three Men in a Boat, VII, 1889)

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