pigheadedness


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The characters have no common language, so they make do with gestures and pigheadedness.
It is of only marginal significance that Strehlow's pigheadedness arose from an Oedipal crisis with his own autocratic father ('Strehlow's whole, precocious exposition of the Aranda's Great Father served the purpose of demonstrating his usurpation of his own father', p.
journalists in foreign wars have wildly misreported events because of careerism or carelessness, ideology or ignorance, macho posturing or mere pigheadedness.
Labour MP Helen Clark (Peterborough) has condemned the Treasury's pigheadedness as 'absolutely outrageous'.
The nature of her choice and her manner of exercising it couldn't be more different from, say, that deployed more or less notoriously by Donald Davidson's "akrasic", who sees clearly the better course but through misguided conviction not to say pigheadedness elects to seize the worse, it is--though here's the rub
Pigheadedness, the self-serving quest for glory, and other all-too-human tendencies held in low esteem (short of theft and fraud) can therefore yield exemplary results when judged and checked by a community of peers.
37) In Point Counter Point Huxley uses exactly the same technique to emphasize the arrant pigheadedness of Everard Webley.
But thanks to Cameron's pigheadedness, Brits will now have to cough up increased council tax to pay for the damage.
Destroyed by pigheadedness and blind loyalty to incompetent or corrupt subordinates," Bello said, commenting on the political impact of the Philippine National Police board of inquiry report on the bungled Special Action Force (SAF) operation that cost the lives of 44 elite police commandos.
There are as many thoughtful, emotionally intelligent young people out there after all, as there are oldsters so shot through with prejudice and pigheadedness that they are as astute as a bag of meringues.
Pigheadedness in the face of adversity, a commitment to the most basic of core values and, more than anything, an unmovable belief in his players.