Meaning of obdurate

ob•du•rate

Pronunciation: (ob'doo-rit, -dyoo-), [key]
— adj.
  1. unmoved by persuasion, pity, or tender feelings; stubborn; unyielding.
  2. stubbornly resistant to moral influence; persistently impenitent: an obdurate sinner.
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