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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
adamant, asleep, benumbed, bony, brazen, callous, calloused, case-hardened, cement, cemental, cold, cold of heart, coldblooded, coldhearted, concrete, conscienceless, corneous, dead, deadened, dense, diamondlike, dogged, dour, dull, dure, firm, flinthearted, flintlike, flinty, fundamentalist, granitelike, granitic, hard, hard as nails, hard of heart, hard-bitten, hard-boiled, hard-nosed, hard-set, hardened, hardhearted, heartless, hidebound, horny, immovable, impassible, impenitent, imperceptive, impercipient, impliable, indurated, inexorable, inflexible, insensate, insensible, insensitive, insentient, insolent, inured, iron, iron-hard, ironbound, ironclad, ironhanded, ironlike, lapideous, lithoid, lithoidal, lost to shame, marble, marblelike, mulish, muscle-bound, numb, numbed, obstinate, obtuse, orthodox, osseous, procrustean, purist, puristic, puritan, puritanic, relentless, resistant, resistive, rigid, rigorist, rigoristic, rigorous, rockbound, rocklike, rocky, seared, shameless, solid, steellike, steely, stiff, stiff-necked, stonelike, stony, stonyhearted, straightlaced, straitlaced, stubborn, thick-skinned, thick-witted, tough, unabject, unbending, unblushing, uncompassionate, uncompromising, uncontrite, unemotional, unfeeling, unfelt, unmelted, unmerciful, unnatural, unperceptive, unrelenting, unrepentant, unrepenting, unresponsive, unsoftened, unsympathetic, untouched, unyielding
Dictionary Results for obdurate:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
    adj 1: stubbornly persistent in wrongdoing [syn: cussed,
           obdurate, obstinate, unrepentant]
    2: showing unfeeling resistance to tender feelings; "his flinty
       gaze"; "the child's misery would move even the most obdurate
       heart" [syn: flinty, flint, granitic, obdurate,

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Obdurate \Ob"du*rate\, v. t.
   To harden. [Obs.]
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3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Obdurate \Ob"du*rate\, a. [L. obduratus, p. p. of obdurare to
   harden; ob (see Ob-)+ durare to harden, durus hard. See
   1. Hardened in feelings, esp. against moral or mollifying
      influences; unyielding; hard-hearted; stubbornly wicked.
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            The very custom of evil makes the heart obdurate
            against whatsoever instructions to the contrary.
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            Art thou obdurate, flinty, hard as steel,
            Nay, more than flint, for stone at rain relenteth?
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   2. Hard; harsh; rugged; rough; intractable. "Obdurate
      consonants." --Swift.
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   Note: Sometimes accented on the second syllable, especially
         by the older poets.
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               There is no flesh in man's obdurate heart.
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   Syn: Hard; firm; unbending; inflexible; unyielding; stubborn;
        obstinate; impenitent; callous; unfeeling; insensible;

   Usage: Obdurate, Callous, Hardened. Callous denotes a
          deadening of the sensibilities; as, a callous
          conscience. Hardened implies a general and settled
          disregard for the claims of interest, duty, and
          sympathy; as, hardened in vice. Obdurate implies an
          active resistance of the heart and will aganst the
          pleadings of compassion and humanity.
          [1913 Webster] -- Ob"du*rate*ly, adv. --
          Ob"du*rate*ness, n.
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