As adjectives the difference between stubborn and controlling
is that stubborn
is refusing to move or to change one's opinion; obstinate; firmly resisting while controlling
is having control over a person or thing.
As a verb controlling is
Refusing to move or to change one's opinion; obstinate; firmly resisting.
- He is pretty stubborn about his political beliefs, so why bother arguing?
- Blood can make a very stubborn stain on fabrics if not washed properly.
* See also
Having control over a person or thing.
- His mother is very controlling .
* dominant, domineering, manipulative