Sentence Examples


  • The scientist in Quinn yearned for answers and it was killing him that Howie was obdurate about limiting his gift.
  • All that was absent was Quinn; obdurate Quinn, first to argue, first to grumble and sole engineer of his sensitive equipment.
  • The Diet, which met in 1839, supported the agitation for the release of the prisoners, and refused to pass any government measures; Metternich long remained obdurate, but the danger of war in 1840 obliged him to give way.
  • He said the peasants were obdurate and that at the present moment it would be imprudent to "overresist" them without an armed force, and would it not be better first to send for the military?
  • The chairman said ' You 're a very obdurate young man '.

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