Posted on 10/13/2017 6:35:14 AM PDT by Red Badger
adjective Law archaic
(especially of a defendant’s behavior) stubbornly or willfully disobedient to authority.
Origin: late 16th century: from Latin contumax, contumac- (perhaps from con- ‘with’ + tumere ‘to swell’) + -ious
adjective 1. unreasonably obstinate; obstinately unmoving: a stubborn child. 2. fixed or set in purpose or opinion; resolute: a stubborn opponent of foreign aid. 3. obstinately maintained, as a course of action: a stubborn resistance. 4. difficult to manage or suppress: a stubborn horse; a stubborn pain. 5. hard, tough, or stiff, as stone or wood; difficult to shape or work.
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