Saturday, October 20, 2012

Obdurate

Obdurate [ OB-doo-rit, -dyoo’- ]
 adjective ]
 MEANING :
 1. unmoved by persuasion, pity, or tender feelings; stubborn; unyielding.
2. stubbornly resistant to moral influence; persistently impenitent
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 His obdurate innings saved the match for his team.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 A difficult aspect of Louis Boudin's legacy is illustrated by his obdurate attempt to join the first convention of the International Workers of the World, known as the "Wobblies", on June 27, 1905, in Chicago.