Obstinately vs Stubbornly - What's the difference?

obstinately | stubbornly |


As adverbs the difference between obstinately and stubbornly

is that obstinately is in an obstinate manner while stubbornly is in a stubborn manner.

obstinately

English

Adverb

(en adverb)
  • In an obstinate manner.
  • He obstinately made his motion at every meeting, even though no one else ever supported it and everyone else was bored with it.

    stubbornly

    English

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • In a stubborn manner.
  • He stubbornly refused to quit trying, even after failing 20 times.
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  • , year=2013 , date=January 22 , author=Phil McNulty , title=Aston Villa 2-1 Bradford (3-4) , work=BBC citation , page= , passage=Bradford may have lost on the night but they stubbornly protected a 3-1 first-leg advantage to emulate a feat last achieved by Rochdale in 1962.}}