名词:stubbornness 副词:stubbornly 形容词比较级:stubborner 最高级:stubbornest
1 (often derog 常作贬义) determined not to give way; strong-willed; obstinate 不退让的; 倔强的; 固执的; 顽固的
*be too stubborn to apologize 硬是不肯道歉
* show stubborn resistance to change 对改革采取顽抗态度.
2 difficult to move, remove, cure, etc 难以移动、去除、医治等的
*You'll have to push hard, that door is a bit stubborn. 你得用力推才行, 那门不大好开.
* a stubborn cough that has lasted for weeks 已持续几周难以治愈的咳嗽.
3 (idm 习语) obstinate/stubborn as a mule => mule1.
determined not to change your mind, even when people think you are being unreasonable Why are you so stubborn? I've got a very stubborn streak (=a tendency to be stubborn) . Paul can be as stubborn as a mule (=very stubborn) .stubborn resistance/refusal/determination etc
a very strong and determined refusal etc a stubborn refusal to face reality
difficult to remove, deal with, or use
= tough stubborn stains>stubbornlyadv 'I don't care,' she said stubbornly.>stubbornnessn[U]
1. A donkey is a stubborn animal. 驴子是不易对付的动物。