Triumph of will over argument, persuasion, or entreaty.

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Child Elements  


Name/Link ΒΆ Type Source/Type Consumption Date



hund* Dog (fig.)
ten* Tenacity Permanence, obstinancy or coherence despite pressure or trauma.


* Caprice Sudden change; change without motive; unpredictable change; change with irresolution.
leq* Choice Exercise of volition.
* Desuetude State of being no longer used or practiced.
* Habit Behavior pattern acquired externally and followed regularly, consistently or even involuntarily.
* Impulse
* Irresolution Lack of resolution.
* Necessity
* Obstinacy Triumph of will over argument, persuasion, or entreaty.
* Perseverance
* Predetermination
dejak* Rejection
* Resolution
* Scruple Moral or ethical consideration or standard that produces unwillingness, irresolution or fastidiousness.
* Tergiversation Repeated change in one''s attitude or opinions with respect to a particular.
lewq* Unwillingness Dissent of will.
wil* Will Faculty of volition.
* Willingness Assent of will.


Causes of Misjudgment

Bias, warp, twist.
Obstinacy (triumph of will over argument, persuasion, or entreaty).
Prejudgment (formation of ideas prematurely or with incomplete information).

Obstinacy synonyms

Tenacity; perseverance [See Resolution]a; immovability; old school; inflexibility (hardness) [See Hardness]; obduracy, obduration [rare], obdurateness, doggedness, dogged resolution; resolution [See Resolution]; ruling passion; blind side.\n