Stubbornness sentence example
His leg was hurt, and only his stubbornness kept him from surrendering to shock.
Fred rolled his eyes at Dean's perceived stubbornness.
The child reacts to the parents' negative actions by increased aggressiveness, temper tantrums, or stubbornness.
Bishop Williams, a kinsman of Cromwell's, relates at this time that he was "a common spokesman for sectaries, and maintained their part with great stubbornness"; and his earliest extant letter (in 1635) is an appeal for subscriptions for a puritan lecturer.
The people, notwithstanding their German origin, showed a very strong feeling against the invaders, and in no part of France was the enemy resisted with greater stubbornness.Advertisement
Foiled by the dictators stubbornness, Cavour had once more to take to underhand methods; and, while continuing futile negotiations with King Francis, sent his agents into Naples to stir up disaffection and create a sentiment in favor of national unity strong enough, in any event, to force Garibaldis hand.
For rebellion is as the sin of witchcraft, and stubbornness is as iniquity and idolatry.
The early part of this stage can also include stormy tantrums, stubbornness, and negativism, depending on the child's temperament.
Now that the negatives of each sign have been toned down, like the stubbornness of Taurus and the prankster in Gemini, you'll find that you get along with more people.
The loyalty and passion of Aquarius can also manifest itself in the form of extreme stubbornness.Advertisement
This mix of ego and stubbornness can be the undoing of this sun sign.
They exist not merely as logical consequence or development of the absolute, but have a stubbornness of being in them, an antagonistic feature which in all times philosophers have been driven to recognize, and which they have described in varied fashion.
Unfortunately, when negative character aspects come in to play, the fixed signs may also produce character deficiencies such as stubbornness, a fear of change and a very opinionated nature.
This resentment will resonate even more deeply with the gloomy Scorpio, whereas Taurus' stubbornness may cause the issues at play to come up in conversation over and over again.
Even where, as in the Pennine region and the Lake District, the people have been completely assimilated with the Teutonic stock, they retain a typical character, marked by independence of opinion approaching stubbornness, and by great determination and enterprise.Advertisement
Some of the troops fought with all their old stubbornness, but others gave themselves up or abandoned the trenches when the enemy columns came out of the mist.
The successful defence of Varna and Silistria seemed to justify the stubbornness of the Porte.