Pronunciation of Obduracy
/ˈɒbdjʊ͡əɹəsɪ/, /ˈɒbdjʊəɹəsɪ/, /ˈɒ_b_d_j_ʊə_ɹ_ə_s_ɪ/
Antonyms for obduracy:
acceptance, flexibility, receptiveness, pliantness, docility, receptivity, submission, Subserviency, pliancy, broad-mindedness, slavishness, subordinateness, compliance, acquiescence, pliability, surrender, reasonability, reasonableness, obedience, yielding, pliableness, willingness, open-mindedness, subordination, subservience.
Usage examples for obduracy:
- As Rosa, having placed another dish on the table, was again hastening away, she encountered from a personage who just then entered the room a fresh attack of the same sort, but, it must be confessed, with scarce the same obduracy; for " Oh, Senhor Frade!" - "The Prime Minister", W.H.G. Kingston.
- According to His just judgment He leaves the non- elect to their own wickedness and obduracy." - "Historical Introductions to the Symbolical Books of the Evangelical Lutheran Church", Friedrich Bente.
- First, for Thorwald's sake; for I had been thinking the doctor's obduracy was proving a poor reward for our friend's great kindness to us. - "Daybreak: A Romance of an Old World", James Cowan.