One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘you're too stubborn to admit it’
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
British informal bolshie, bloody-minded
North American informal balky
archaic contumacious, froward
indelible, permanent, lingering, persistent, tenacious, fast, resistant
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