Submissive and stubborn

obstinate
(adj)
OB-stin-ǝt
Meaning

stubborn; hard to control

1st Sample Sentence

As I child, I was obstinate, rebellious, self-willed, and independent, and have remained so until this day.

Root

ob (by)#stinare (stand) (Latin)

Synonyms

contentious, headstrong, intractable, obstinate, recalcitrant, refractory

Antonyms

amenable, complaisant, compliant, docile, tractable

Mnemonics

obs+tin (ate), obsessive teens, they are stubborn, hard to control obs+tin+ate he ate tin so he is stubborn fellow as he is hard to control ob+stin+ate. stin means to stand. and a stubborn person will always stand by his view.

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