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obdurate

adjective

1 obdurate

Stubbornly persistent in wrongdoing.

synonyms: cussed, obstinate, unrepentant.

Roget 606: obstinate, tenacious, stubborn, obdurate, casehardened; inflexible etc. (hard) 323; balky; immovable, unshakable, not to be moved; ... show more

Roget 739: severe; strict, hard, harsh, dour, rigid, stiff, stern, rigorous, uncompromising, exacting, exigent, exigeant, inexorable, ... show more

Roget 945: vicious; sinful; sinning etc. v.; wicked, iniquitous, immoral, unrighteous, wrong, criminal; naughty, incorrect; ... show more

Roget 951: impenitent, uncontrite, obdurate; hard, hardened; seared, recusant; unrepentant; relentless, remorseless, graceless, shriftless.    lost, incorrigible, ... show more

Polish: zakamieniały, zatwardziały



2 obdurate

Showing unfeeling resistance to tender feelings:
— The child's misery would move even the most obdurate heart.

synonyms: flint, flinty, granitic, stony.


Moby thesaurus: adamant, asleep, benumbed, bony, brazen, callous, calloused, case-hardened, cement, cemental, cold, cold of heart, coldblooded, coldhearted, concrete, conscienceless, corneous, dead, deadened, dense ... show more.

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