Synonyms of stubborn in English:

stubborn


See definition of stubborn

adjective

1‘you're too stubborn to admit it’

SYNONYMS

obstinate, stubborn as a mule, mulish, headstrong, wilful, strong-willed, self-willed, pig-headed, bull-headed, obdurate, awkward, difficult, contrary, perverse, recalcitrant, refractory

firm, adamant, resolute, dogged, persistent, pertinacious, inflexible, iron-willed, uncompromising, uncooperative, unaccommodating, intractable, unbending, unyielding, unmalleable, unadaptable

North American rock-ribbed

informal stiff-necked

British informal bolshie, bloody-minded

North American informal balky

archaic contumacious, froward

ANTONYMS

compliant, docile

2‘stubborn stains’

SYNONYMS

indelible, permanent, lingering, persistent, tenacious, fast, resistant