Translation for 'obstinate' from English to Bulgarian
ADJ   obstinate | more obstinate | most obstinate
SYNO contrary | cussed | obdurate | ...
obstinate {adj}упорит
obstinate {adj}твърдоглав
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Translation for 'obstinate' from English to Bulgarian

obstinate {adj}

Usage Examples English
  • The foreword by fiction author Michael Crichton paints a picture of Ellison as an energetic, eclectic, uncompromising, and sometimes obstinate individual.
  • They were particularly obstinate in their opposition to the hard-line Sunni Taliban regime.
  • According to critics, the decision of Vallejo of speak in first person breaks the most obstinate tradition of literature of using an omniscient narrator who knows everything and sees everything, the novelist who can cross with his eyes the walls and reads the thought.
  • Tony Benn wrote of Gaitskell (24 September 1953) "he is intellectually arrogant, obstinate and patronising. I respect – but cannot quite admire – him".
  • Fox confessed in December 1802 that he was "obstinate" in his belief that Napoleon's "wish is Peace, nay that he is afraid of war to the last degree".

  • Let him imitate Demosthenes, who compensated his handicaps by a strong passion, dedition and obstinate application to oratory.
  • 3) semantic communication, in which the child learns how to be obstinate, which the psychoanalysts connect to the obsessional neurosis.
  • The Egyptians, Indians, and particularly the Greeks were aware of the problem and made many futile attempts at solving what they saw as an obstinate but soluble problem.
  • In this segment, American tourist Donald Duck visits Lake Titicaca in Peru and meets some of the locals, including an obstinate llama.
  • Abu Jahl's obstinate attitude culminated in an actual fight despite several attempts of intimidation by some Quraysh leaders.

  • Heinsius was a tough negotiator and one of the greatest and most obstinate opponents of the expansionist policies of France.
  • Mirabbas Gasimov's main works had belonged to obstinate problems of spectral analysis and theory of non-selfadjoint differential operators for classes of different differential operator.
  • GAO historian Robert Trask says that McCarl was obstinate and harsh, but the "Washington Post" at the time of his death called him "mild-mannered".
  • Nova Scotia governor pronounces Acadians "proud, lazy, obstinate and untractable people, unskillful in the methods of Agriculture," etc.
  • After an obstinate battle Kahokuohua was conquered, and surrendered himself to Kalaunuiohua.

  • In his "Irish Times" obituary, Duff as a composer was described as one whose "reticence and independence, reinforced by an obstinate nostalgia, left him indifferent to, and aloof from, the demands and conventions of his age".
  • While it has been said that "Congress is handcuffed in getting obstinate witnesses to comply", cases have been referred to the United States Department of Justice.
  • Neither an attitude of defiance nor a prior warning are required to determine the existence of obstinate persistence in manifest grave sin.
  • Aquinas advocated the death penalty for obstinate heretics, writing:According to Michael Novak, Aquinas' view in the matter of death penalty for obstinate heretics is one of the more difficult parts of dealing with Thomism.
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