As an adjective stubborn
is refusing to move or to change one's opinion; obstinate; firmly resisting.
As a verb preserving is
As a noun preserving 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
* 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.