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Lewis : obstinatio

obstinatio, obstĭnātĭo, ōnis, f. obstino, firmness, in a good and bad sense; resolution, steadfastness, determination, inflexibility, stubbornness, obstinacy (class.; syn.: pertinacia, contumacia): quae ego omnia obstinatione sententiae repudiavi, out of adherence to my principles, Cic. Prov. Cons. 17, 41: animi, Sen. Ep. 94, 7: fidei, Tac. H. 3, 39: taciturna, obstinate silence, Nep. Att. 22, 2: inflexibilis, Plin. Ep. 10, 97, 3.—In plur., Tert. ad Nat. 1, 17.