Definition of obstinance in English:

obstinance

noun

  • Obstinacy.

Origin

Late 15th century; earliest use found in Higden's Polychronicon. From post-classical Latin obstinantia obstinacy, stubbornness from classical Latin obstinant-, obstināns, present participle of obstināre + -ia; compare -ance.

Pronunciation

obstinance

/ˈɒbstɪnəns/