- pliability, compliance, acceptance, broad-mindedness, pliantness, subordination, pliancy, Subserviency, open-mindedness, willingness, flexibility, pliableness, acquiescence, yielding, subservience, surrender, subordinateness, obedience, reasonability, submission, docility, receptiveness, receptivity, reasonableness, slavishness.
- callus, resist, Implacableness, exigency, self-opinionatedness, stubbornness, rigidness, tenacious, conventionalisms, visitation, resoluteness, asperity, intractable, intransigency, self-denial, clock, mettle, seriousness, intractability, obdurateness, OBDU, formality, induration, rigidity, heart*, tough, inexorability, immovability, armor, fixedness, guts*, meticulousness, diligence, intransigence, impenitence, patience, wilfulness, decision, cold-bloodedness, inhumanity, willfulness, suffering, exactness, ruffianism, stick-to-itiveness, resolve, unfeeling, obstinateness, austerity, Flintiness, tenaciousness, old school, pertinacity, cussedness, stubborn, cloven foot, Immanity, perverseness, cruelty, self-possession, oppression, thick skin, bigotry, fastidiousness, contumacious, adamancy, fixity, Incompliance, staunchness, solidity, beastliness, restraint, insensitivity, Contumaciousness, conventionalism, punctiliousness, difficulty, self-control, imperviousness, savagery, contrariness, astringence, backbone, die-hardism, orthodoxy, hardening, rigour, inexorableness, persistency, purposefulness, what it takes, resolution, recalcitrance, oppressiveness, density, strength of purpose, tyranny, rigid, sand, indefatigability, opinionatedness, thoroughness, control, true grit, privation, resolute, purposiveness, strength, ordeal, adamance, doggedness, unyieldingness, contumacy, hardness, remorselessness, rebelliousness, roughness, assiduity, conscientiousness, fortitude, mulishness, self-discipline, opinionated, stolidity, preciseness, pitilessness, tirelessness, rigorousness, inveterate, steadfastness, coldness, stick-to-it-iveness, obdurate, obstinacy, grit, headstrong, callousness, solemnity, pluck, sedulousness, trial, persistence, Inclemencies, acerbity, uncompromisingness, evil eye, determination, heartlessness, self-restraint, toughness, fanaticism, apathy, frowardness, stringency, vivisection, exactingness, petrification, refractoriness, hardness of heart, bloody-mindedness, torture, A, gravity, despotism, Obduration, exactitude, difficult, fundamentalism, hardship, hardheartedness, traditionalism, bullheadedness, stiff, severity, will, insolence, indomitability, incrustation, stamina, precision, perversity, spunk, intestinal fortitude, pertinaciousness, fixities, rigor, constancy, in compliance, stomach*, pigheadedness, recalcitrant, nerve, hard, guttiness, grimness, relentlessness, sternness, incompliancy, uncooperativeness, courage, affliction, inflexibility, Ferity, gutsiness, application, decidedness, ruling passion, sclerosis, vicissitude, Abusiveness, firmness, inflexible, inflexibleness, indefatigableness, harshness, intolerance, perseverance, ruthlessness, mercilessness, moxie*, ferocity, heart of stone, resistance, stiffness, starch, tenacity, obduracy, chutzpah*, formalness, inclemency, truculence, refractory, hardheadedness, cruelness, accuracy, cantankerousness, obstinate, meanness, barbarity, tribulation, strictness, brutality, contrary, dogmatism, persistent, Implacability, perverse.
Hitherto Baron de Saurac had, from affection, declined to mention the forged will; but shocked by his son's obduracy, and being reduced to distress, his counsellor produced this document, which not only went to deprive Louis of his property, but exposed him to a criminal prosecution. "The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte" by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
There has taken place a great change in Ireland since the days in which I lived at Banagher, and a change so much for the better, that I have sometimes wondered at the obduracy with which people have spoken of the permanent ill condition of the country. "Autobiography of Anthony Trollope" by Anthony Trollope