mulishness


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the trait of being difficult to handle or overcome

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Though one might remain agnostic about a genuinely post-Fordist future, one cannot help noticing a certain mulishness that creeps into Lazarus's prose over this point.
There is a certain francophone mulishness when it comes to assessing the cultural complexity in English Canada.
Mass ingratitude and mulishness continue, in short, to haunt the project.
Socrates compares himself to the heroes in, for example, Apology 27e-28a and 41a-41c Also, see Diskin Clay's "Socrates, Mulishness and Heroism," Phronesis 17 (1972):53-60.
Riley's friends and acquaintances trace his Zen patience and his mulishness to his bout with a back disease.
His Tory Party conference speech showed him to be a Chancellor of the Exchequer whose mulishness will cost tens of thousands of people their jobs and livelihoods.
As they came across to face the tapes there was no sign of the reluctant mulishness Denman had showed on Hennessy day.
And instead of the sound of the voice of God on the mountain speaking out of the midst of the fire, the printed transcripts were filled with foxy grandpa manipulativeness and standard-brand mulishness - people digging in for "religious reverence" as opposed to "reverence," for "persistence" as opposed to "perseverance.
Last year's beaten King George favourite has put in two lacklustre performances since his return from Dubai this spring, and his mulishness on the gallops prior to a eighth placing to Falbrav in the Coral-Eclipse at Sandown 11 days ago had hardly given any room for encouragement.
98-1, again showed the mulishness at the starting stalls which forced his withdrawal before last year's Champion Stakes, and jockey Philip Robinson had to get serious in the final furlong to hold off the challenge of the French-trained filly, Tigertail, who was a neck behind at the line.
Timeform Perspective reported that Claret was lethargic in the paddock at Leicester and showed signs of mulishness on the way to post.