We need your opposition, your obstinacy rather than a united Europe.
And it makes the pettiness and obstinacy on display in the U.S. over these negotiations all the more unseemly.
Kennedy later said that his obstinacy in dealing with Nixon until it was too late was his single greatest regret.
His chief defect is his obstinacy; when he has once made up his mind there is no changing it.
What crops of wit and honesty appear From spleen, from obstinacy, hate, or fear!
She has an obstinacy and a perseverance in sticking at you that drive you almost wild, but make you learn "lots" in the end.
"Then the will—the money is left to Sylvia," he said with obstinacy.
He quickly repented his obstinacy, for no sooner were they in than the crocodiles seized nine of them and dragged them down.
But in spite of his obstinacy, his hours were dark and bitter.
He had no foregone conclusions, no arbitrary predeterminations, no obstinacy, and no egoism.