Definition of obstination in English:

obstination

noun

  • Obstinacy; perversity; obduracy.

Origin

Late Middle English. From Middle French, French obstination and its etymon classical Latin obstinātiōn-, obstinātiō pertinacity, obstinacy, stubbornness from obstināt-, past participial stem of obstināre + -iō.

Pronunciation

obstination

/ˌɒbstɪnɪˈneɪʃn/