• (GA) IPA: /ˈstʌbɚn/
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈstʌbən/

stubborn (comparative stubborner, superlative stubbornest)

  1. Refusing to move or to change one's opinion; obstinate; firmly resisting; persistent in doing something.
    He is pretty stubborn about his political beliefs, so why bother arguing?
    Blood can make a very stubborn stain on fabrics if not washed properly.
  2. Of materials: physically stiff and inflexible; not easily melted or worked.
Synonyms Translations Noun

stubborn (uncountable)

  1. (informal) Stubbornness.
  2. A disease of citrus trees characterized by stunted growth and misshapen fruit, caused by Spiroplasma citri.

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