Stubborn vs Preserving - What's the difference?

stubborn | preserving |


As an adjective stubborn

is refusing to move or to change one's opinion; obstinate; firmly resisting.

As a verb preserving is

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As a noun preserving is

preservation.

stubborn

English

Adjective

(er)
  • 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.

    Synonyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    * stubbornly * stubbornness

    preserving

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • preservation
  • * 1924 , Wilbur Olin Hedrick, The Economics of a Food Supply (page 26)
  • Some preservings of foods, indeed, can scarcely be done to advantage except on a large scale.