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stubborn

Vox populi → medtalk Refractory; unresponsive to therapy
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He appealed to the members of the Council from SDSM and BDI to rise to the occasion to put aside political stubbornness and to put the interests of citizens ahead of party interests.
The main themes that emerged from our study, and appear to be the unique features associated with better mental health of this rural population, were positivity, work ethic, stubbornness and a strong bond with family, religion and land,' Jeste added, claiming that those who had passion for rural life also lived considerably longer.
French website "Therese Zrihen" slammed Qatar's stubbornness in supporting terrorist organizations, claiming that it has been double-dealing in the Middle East for decades, as it destabilizes its neighbors while paying lip service to Gulf Arab unity.
Quoting former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's statement - Friends can be changed, but not neighbours, the National Conference (NC) leader said that arrogance and stubbornness would not let any of the nations progress and develop.
That stubbornness was enormously appealing to me: it was a good reminder of the necessity of independence to poets.
He's got a view of how you should approach it and what you should do, and there is a nice stubbornness in there that means he will change but you have to debate it with him to see if it is the right thing to do.
Nolte, gruff and charming, is wonderful as Graves, a man who clearly has good intentions but even now gets trapped in his own selfish stubbornness.
The real threat to democracy is posed by monarchical attitude and stubbornness of the rulers.
Afterwards, Berri received MP Ghazi Aridi who called for pacifying the local situation amidst the regional turmoil and go for assuming the responsibilities in a proper way "because escalations via streets and stubbornness could not solve problems.
characterised by its length, stubbornness and difficulty.
WITH the stubbornness of a Victorian mill owner, Iain Duncan Smith is prolonging the agony of victims of the Bedroom Tax.