A Word A Day : Obdurate





Word of 8th June 2007: A Word A Day-Obdurate


Obdurate



( Adjective )


His
obdurate nature resulted in loss of his job.

Synonyms:

Adamant

Dogged

Firm

Fixed

Hard

Hard–hearted

Immovable

Inexorable

Inflexible

Obstinate

Relentless

Unending

Inexpressible

Contextual Examples:

She was quite
adamant that she would not come.

I don’t want to be unkind, he said in a
firm voice.

He had the
fixed idea that a woman’s place was in the home.

Lock your bike to something
immovable like a railing or a lamppost.

She is
obstinate and inflexible in her attitude.



Antonyms:

Amenable

Biddable

Complaint

Flexible

Malleable

Plaint

Soft-hearted

Submissive

Tender

Tractable

Yielding

Placid

Contextual Examples:

I find him very
amenable to reason.

She is a
placid and biddable child.

The government,
complaint or ever, gave in to their demand.

You need to be more
flexible and imaginative in your approach.

The young are mere
malleable than the old.


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