Pronunciation of Obstinately
/ˈɒbstɪnˌe͡ɪtli/, /ˈɒbstɪnˌeɪtli/, /ˈɒ_b_s_t_ɪ_n_ˌeɪ_t_l_i/
Synonyms for obstinately:
contumaciously, determinedly, doggedly, firmly, fixedly, inflexibly, mulishly, obdurately, persistently, pertinaciously, resolutely, staunchly, steadfastly, stolidly, tenaciously, unreasonably, unreasoningly, unrelentingly, unwaveringly, willfully, Resolvedly, unyieldingly, resistantly, indomitably, intractably, opinionatedly, unflinchingly, headstrongly, bullheadedly, pigheadedly, recalcitrantly, unamenably, unimpressibly.
cantankerously, crossly, cynically, darkly, dejectedly, dourly, fretfully, frowningly, gloomily, glumly, grimly, grouchily, grumpily, malevolently, meanly, moodily, morosely, petulantly, sourly, sulkily, sullenly, unsociably, Scowlingly, melancholically, crabbily, non-cooperatively, un-cooperatively, ungenially.
bravely, courageously, dauntlessly, decisively, determinedly, devotedly, diligently, doggedly, enduringly, faithfully, fervently, heartily, indefatigably, persistently, pluckily, staunchly, steadfastly, stiffly, stonily, strongly, tirelessly, toughly, truly, indomitably, undauntedly, unflaggingly.
Usage examples for obstinately:
- In this department of woods lore, Bill was so deeply ignorant that, not caring to lean too heavily on his imagination, lest it should break and stick into him, he used to avoid it quite obstinately. - "Children of the Wild", Charles G. D. Roberts.
- Bell stood in sullen silence, which she obstinately preserved in the midst of the inquiries that were made about the disaster. - "The Parent's Assistant", Maria Edgeworth.
- Cook's wish was to touch at Van Diemen's Land, so as to satisfy himself as to its forming a part of New Holland, but the wind kept obstinately between west and north, having shifted after the gale, and he thought it would occupy a longer time than he could spare, so he bore up for the South Island. - "The Life of Captain James Cook", Arthur Kitson.
- I told you, she answered obstinately, I can fix 'em up somehow; I can do the trick and get away with it. - "The Lady Doc", Caroline Lockhart.