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obduracy

[ob-doo-ruh-see, -dyoo-] /ˈɒb dʊ rə si, -dyʊ-/
noun
1.
the state or quality of being obdurate.
Origin of obduracy
1590-1600
1590-1600; obdur(ate) + -acy
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n.

"stubbornness," 1590s, from obdurate + -cy.

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