Definition of stubbornness in English:

stubbornness

noun

mass noun
  • Dogged determination not to change one's attitude or position on something.

    ‘his error was sheer stubbornness in refusing to admit a mistake’
    • ‘There is a widely known stubbornness by these programmers in refusing to learn from the lessons proprietary software has to offer.’
    • ‘Their national character contains a certain stubbornness, a necessary characteristic for contemporary folk artists.’
    • ‘Try to find a way to turn her stubbornness from a weakness to a strength.’
    • ‘My theological orientation does not happen to be one which minimizes the stubbornness of man's depravity.’
    • ‘His stubbornness was taken by the augurs to signify the eternal nature of the boundaries of the Roman state.’

Pronunciation

stubbornness

/ˈstʌbənnəs/