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English → English (WordNet) Definition: obdurate obdurate adj 1: stubbornly persistent in wrongdoing [syn: cussed, obstinate, unrepentant] 2: showing unfeeling resistance to tender feelings; “the child's misery would move even the most obdurate heart” [syn: flinty, stony]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Obdurate Obdurate \Ob"du*rate\, a. [L. obduratus, p. p. of obdurare to harden; ob (see Ob-)+ durare to harden, durus hard. See Dure.] 1. Hardened in feelings, esp. against moral or mollifying influences; unyielding; hard-hearted; stubbornly wicked. [1913 Webster] The very custom of evil makes the heart obdurate against whatsoever instructions to the contrary. --Hooker. [1913 Webster] Art thou obdurate, flinty, hard as steel, Nay, more than flint, for stone at rain relenteth? --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Hard; harsh; rugged; rough; intractable. “Obdurate consonants.” --Swift. [1913 Webster] Note: Sometimes accented on the second syllable, especially by the older poets. [1913 Webster] There is no flesh in man's obdurate heart. --Cowper. [1913 Webster] Syn: Hard; firm; unbending; inflexible; unyielding; stubborn; obstinate; impenitent; callous; unfeeling; insensible; unsusceptible. Usage: Obdurate, Callous, Hardened. Callous denotes a deadening of the sensibilities; as, a callous conscience. Hardened implies a general and settled disregard for the claims of interest, duty, and sympathy; as, hardened in vice. Obdurate implies an active resistance of the heart and will aganst the pleadings of compassion and humanity. [1913 Webster] -- Ob"du*rate*ly, adv. -- Ob"du*rate*ness, n. [1913 Webster] Obdurate \Ob"du*rate\, v. t. To harden. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]


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