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    obbdurate or stubborn

    Hello,

    What is the difference between 'obdurate' and 'stubborn'?


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    Gioro
    Last edited by gioro; 14-Nov-2011 at 01:32.

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    Re: obbdurate or stubborn

    Quote Originally Posted by gioro View Post
    Hello,

    What is the difference between 'obbdurate' and 'stubborn'?


    Thanks in advance
    Gioro
    What do you think the difference is?

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    Re: obbdurate or stubborn

    Well, I think when describing sb as stubborn, it means that he/she only does what he/she wants to do without considering opinions from other people. I'm not very sure about the word 'obdurate' and thus the difference between them.
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