Definitions

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  • n. A hardening of the heart; hardness of heart.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A hardening of the heart; hardness of heart.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Obduracy; defiant impenitence.

Etymologies

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From Latin obduratio

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  • Pigheadedness’ better relation

    Is stubbornness raised up a station,

    But reason defied

    With obstinate pride

    We dignify as obduration.

    November 27, 2017