adjective. ['ˈɑːbdɝət'] stubbornly persistent in wrongdoing.
Rhymes with Obdurate
adjective. ['ˈɑːbdɝət'] showing unfeeling resistance to tender feelings.
Sentences with obdurate
1. Noun, singular or mass
The women were deemed vital—prevailing sentiment was that they could “soften men’s obdurate hearts” and get them to donate money.
For instance, if writing a sociology paper, you might need to define "Weltanschauung" or "anomie," but not non-technical terms such as "obdurate" or "didactic."