KJV Dictionary Definition: obstinate
OB'STINATE, a. L. obstinatus.
1. Stubborn; pertinaciously adhering to an opinion or purpose; fixed firmly in resolution; not yielding to reason, arguments or other means.
I have known great cures done by obstinate resolutions of drinking no wine.
No ass so meek, no ass os obstinate.
2. Not yielding or not easily subdued or removed; as an obstinate fever; obstinate obstructions; an obstinate cough.
OB'STINATELY, adv. Stubbornly; pertinaciously; with fixedness of purpose not to be shaken, or not without difficulty; as a sinner obstinately bent on his own destruction.
Inflexible to ill and obstinately just.
OB'STINATENESS, n. Stubbornness; pertinacity in opinion or purpose; fixed determination.