Synonym of pertinacious

Alternative for pertinacious

Adjective

Holding firmly to an opinion or a course of action
dogged determined persistent stubborn inflexible resolute tenacious headstrong obstinate persevering relentless unyielding obdurate wilful implacable mulish perverse stiff-necked uncompromising unrelenting assiduous intractable purposeful strong-willed unbending indefatigable insistent intransigent single-minded tireless unshakeable bull-headed importunate self-willed adamant adamantine bullheaded contrary hard hardened hardheaded hard-nosed immovable inconvincible opinionated ossified pat pigheaded refractory self-opinionated willful bloody-minded indurate firm unshakable stubborn as a mule steadfast unwavering rigid inexorable unflinching staunch unflagging fixed steely untiring strong-minded resolved indomitable dedicated unswerving unfaltering spirited tough committed recalcitrant earnest strong set driven iron-willed steady intent diligent vigorous zealous unpersuadable stalwart uncooperative stiff industrious unmalleable contumacious sedulous unremitting hard-line rock-ribbed forceful undaunted active mettlesome undeviating unbendable patient eager strict balky froward energetic deaf to reason constant unshaken stout bold enthusiastic rigorous perseverant strenuous difficult decided dead set on dead set dynamic hardline keen cussed plucky gritty bolshie grim full of determination diehard unmanageable locked in cantankerous remorseless ruthless unhesitating purposive cross-grained solid brave harsh courageous valiant unadaptable stern assertive pig-headed gutsy set in stone unreasonable uncompliant dogmatic pushy stout-hearted defiant incompliant unaccommodating unmovable hard and fast devoted deliberate unswayable conscientious hard-working manful hanging tough wrong-headed exacting unwearied bulldog eager beaver Herculean bound and determined stringent intense inexhaustible demanding unsparing unfailing aggressive studious spunky weariless restive avid fanatical serious four-square unswervable ardent unchanging stroppy iron persisting operose decisive contrarious bound obstreperous hard-core opinionative immutable pitiless hell-bent urgent pressing set in one's ways go-getting severe stop at nothing bent upon exigent focused authoritarian clamant awkward busy unflappable emphatic ambitious laborious oppressive incessant hardworking motivated uptight picky imperious dire imperative burning crying true unwearying never-tiring painstaking merciless enterprising unbreakable hungry ornery obsessed compulsive wayward critical unappeasable perky jumping grind hyper faithful intrepid obsessive monomaniacal thirsty desirous bustling inspired disobedient ungovernable iron-fisted unstoppable focussed resounding cast-iron unalterable high-pressure troublesome plugging plodding fierce aspiring meaning business insubordinate particular militant not giving an inch brick-wall out full-blooded unchangeable fractious unabated narrow-minded feisty doctrinaire self-starting hard-driving do-or-die ball of fire goal-oriented self-driven sticking to one's guns one-sided standing one's ground tough nut hell-bent on hell-bent upon bent on dug in self-assertive standing pat dictatorial enduring firmly-based frozen petrified inveterate unbudgeable cruel unstinting stiffened indurated rigidified fossilized bony renitent hellbent hidebound involved game resistant careful immalleable durable haughty blinkered dyed-in-the-wool unforgiving violent vehement muscular attentive boneheaded unreceptive fossilised invincible unbeatable brassbound meticulous dour unsinkable ironclad impassive pushful peremptory pounding mortal hard-headed unconquerable rugged draconian proud aloof on the go categorical hard-shell locked-in thorough punctilious stony-hearted unimpressionable unmoved heady forbidding disciplinary illiberal stony set in your ways unruly reiterative continuous monotonous heedful crisp unflexible convinced unmodifiable quiescent permanent unimpressible set-on red-blooded lusty vital loyal definite wild engaged unrepentant uncompassionate impertinent hardhearted bullhead unemotional mean as stubborn as a mule settled die-hard incurable uncontrollable unsurpassable impregnable invulnerable do or die hard as nails hold your ground hold the line hold the fort employed nose to grindstone with one's shoulder to the wheel with one's nose to the grindstone puritanical invariable stand pat set in concrete undisciplined cold fish proof against persuasion unceasing lionhearted slogging swotty working competitive tough nut to crack rebellious untoward rebel recusant confident unpermissive stuffy intent on fearless bulletproof heroic unassailable insuperable untameable insurmountable cutthroat sustained ferocious continuing go-go unstinted undeterred fireball continued set on determined to committed to the idea of tall in the saddle on one's mettle insistent on hell bent on intent upon with one's feet dug in with one's toes dug in progressive bloodthirsty pioneering assured undefeatable impassable doughty no-nonsense heavy-handed warlike gladiatorial brutal scrappy insoluble thorny unpliable locked problematic hang tough knotty indocile hang-tough self-asserting intensely competitive go for broke in-your-face self-seeking self-assured can-do fiercely competitive power-loving gung ho get up and go high-reaching power-hungry having killer instinct self-possessed self-confident cut-throat dog-eat-dog consumed compelled pontifical bent possessed striving galvanized impelled biased fixated obsessional induced impulsive besetting pushed steered galvanised guided prejudiced intolerant impractical domineering speculative dogmatical theoretical opinioned clamorous compelling instant entreating necessitous emergent nagging acute ideological unpragmatic unrealistic swivel-eyed extreme hypothetical urged on grumbly disobliging overbearing irritable trying boorish finical tiresome vexed unpredictable testy hard to handle invidious choosy fiendish captious snappy sensitive ill-natured hard to please temperamental crotchety uppity touchy chippy quarrelsome unamenable disputative sour oafish discontented tyrannical hypercritical prickly dissatisfied rude querulous bearish crabby thrawn huffy argumentative negative delicate hard to satisfy irritating fussy overcritical impolite disputatious irascible obstructive perfectionist fastidious over-particular finicky ungracious magisterial holding fixed views authoritative dictative bigoted disturbing annoying suppliant overeager solicitous harassing overly solicitous wholehearted gallant daring dauntless valorous stouthearted gutty unafraid audacious greathearted undauntable ballsy heroical secure lion-hearted venturous have-a-go indestructible unshrinking hardy nervy untouchable high-spirited adventurous irrepressible inviolable safe unattackable overwhelming dashing unfearful irresistible impenetrable noble daredevil manly powerful undismayed venturesome death-or-glory resilient impavid fire-eating passionate supreme impossible true-blue hopeless insuppressible unrestrainable chivalrous reliable challenging frightless unblenching unabashed sure trusty spartan brassy temerarious incontrollable herolike well fortified well defended independent as game as Ned Kelly go-ahead undisciplinable safe and sound overpowering unsubduable immortal bravehearted uncontainable inexpugnable unattainable indefeasible undefeated innate sporting direct self-disciplined above criticism unkillable unsurmountable undiscouraged adventuresome dependable fervent devout redoubtable aweless straight fiery fortified unalarmed matchless insusceptible honourable macho great-spirited stanch hardboiled buckled down cool unfearing orped impervious immune insensitive peerless unsurpassed lively brisk inalterable stable sturdy holy sacred hallowed sacrosanct unvacillating fervid impassioned sworn tried-and-true responsible pious tried peppery gingery unmatched cocky icy sassy high-powered not put off not discouraged reactionary traditionalist conservative urbane hairy honorable quixotic suave dignified mettled frisky sprightly unwilling mutinous well-defended excellent outstanding superhuman disorderly steamroller powerhouse obstinately disobedient firm in spirit perceptive two-fisted sagacious keen as mustard animated tough-minded resourceful certain take charge unexcelled ultra-conservative unprogressive deep-dyed tried and true tried and tested grand extravagant classic exaggerated epic pervicacious proof against turbulent delinquent incorrigible non-compliant elevated high-flown inflated grandiose inevitable inescapable good noncompliant resisting insubmissive radical opposing withstanding out of control champion mythological long-standing not beatable like a loose cannon excited insurgent beside oneself badly-behaved freaked abandoned lawless hopeful stand tall no-win inaccessible unmasterable ineluctable entrenched blimpish bigger than life forget it no way fogyish stick-in-the-mud conformist not a prayer imprudent forward chin-up foolhardy fortitudinous

Adjective

Having or showing an irritable disposition
peevish angry cranky cross grumpy irascible irritable sulky testy critical fiery fractious fretful grouchy petulant ratty surly touchy cantankerous choleric crabby huffy impatient moody prickly querulous snappy sullen whingy bilious bitter chippy crabbed disagreeable dyspeptic narky obstinate ornery perverse pettish shrewish snappish sour splenetic acrimonious captious churlish crotchety crusty curmudgeonly eggy miserable peckish peppery snarky soreheaded tetchy whining edgy liverish mean miffy morose scratchy snaky snippety snippy stuffy waspish carping cavilling caviling childish complaining cussed fretting grousing growling mardy on edge out of humor raspy sorehead spiteful waspy whingeing bad-tempered ill-tempered ugly ill-humored ill-humoured ill-natured quick-tempered short-tempered fault-finding out of sorts out-of-sorts out of temper in a bad mood like a bear with a sore head uptight tense temperamental glum curt sensitive huffish disgruntled shirty unsociable argumentative feisty gruff volatile bristly ireful pouty oversensitive brusque harsh misanthropic quarrelsome difficult cynical discontented contentious hotheaded truculent hypercritical resentful whiny stroppy uncooperative crybaby exasperated displeased snarling contrary ungracious grumbling gloomy tough fussy brooding bearish iracundulous annoyed iracund waxy disputatious pouting dissatisfied acrid trying dour tart sharp griping hasty malignant acid vindictive awkward nasty mumpish saturnine sore passionate malicious filthy venomous obstreperous blunt vinegary chuffy short out of humour thin-skinned hot-tempered hot-blooded having got out of bed the wrong side foul-tempered cross-grained having got out of bed on the wrong side as cross as two sticks nasty-tempered in a mood hot under the collar on a short fuse short-fused easily offended bloody-minded hostile unfriendly indignant aggressive excitable irritated restive peeved rancorous piqued jumpy restless scrappy pugnacious recalcitrant nervous embittered upset vexed glowering uneasy unpleasant irked unruly put out unsettled wrathful fidgety unresponsive uncommunicative catty vicious tooshie bellicose twitchy refractory belligerent disobedient anxious hot-headed wayward worried disobliging unhappy stubborn irate mopey froward malevolent antagonistic agitated rude ill at ease vitriolic riled arsey contumacious faultfinding combative censorious ticklish defiant bad impulsive joyless uncontrollable wild unquiet narked miffed confrontational inflammable disapproving sarcastic malign highly strung jittery hateful wired het up vehement impetuous stressy easily upset wilful sharp-tongued unhelpful fierce intractable balky headstrong uncomfortable malcontent overwrought murmuring stressed abrupt tiresome aggravated bellyaching uncongenial vex moaning deploring lamenting aggrieved humourless humorless taciturn self-willed frowning uncivil sourpussed scowling willful grudging hoha litigious nagging troubled grumbly jaundiced overstrung sulking unmannerly fed up unsmiling apprehensive rebellious skittish unmanageable insubordinate furious militant salty mean-spirited hacked off ticked off teed off atrabilious perturbed nervy unstable neurotic envenomed criticizing offended choked moping brittle uncompliant indocile insecure not best pleased hurtful disturbed antsy tempestuous ferocious hinky goosey dithery atwitter queasy queazy aflutter hurt adrenalized negative keyed up hysterical unkind criticising violent hung up high-strung demanding distraught objecting foul vinegarish bad-humored virulent hypersensitive wicked uncharitable inhospitable inconsiderate unsympathetic Eeyorish terse spunky acerbic acute plaintive protesting snarly zowerswopped ungenerous abusive tempersome perversely irritable like a bear scathing savage poisonous sombre somber forceful brief scornful unindulgent lugubrious indomitable worked up wrought up distressed apt to fly off the handle dissenting repining mourning accusing weeping bewailing regretting charging untoward viperous cruel impolite discourteous bemoaning whimpering wailing crying with a long face toey disaffected pernicious sober dismal pessimistic wreck rattled scolding snide unlikable sharp-tempered dicey hazardous unsafe unpredictable perturbable got up on wrong side of bed stewed nettled angered provoked insulted begrudging ungovernable eristic having short fuse hot under collar backbiting cattish evil-minded hate-filled wounded wired up wound up vixenish disappointed discontent hard hard to please huffy irascible bundle of nerves incontrollable rebel recusant incompliant galled psyched up angerful frenzied fuming ranting in a temper raving cold convulsed cheerless malcontented crabbing snuffy uncontent kvetching kicking cheesed off ungratified peed off long-faced down in the mouth livid apoplectic sardonic irreconcilable caustic mad browned off with chip on shoulder hard done by grudge-bearing with a chip on your shoulder ill-disposed steamed annoying troublesome unreasonable unaccommodating vexatious obstructive emotional mercurial steamed up crook ropeable insubmissive adverse unyielding unfavorable unfavourable wroth discomposed in a huff bad tempered out of joint aerated obdurate capricious mulish alarmed fearful embarrassed self-conscious fraught unrestful discomfited disputative excited on tenterhooks hopping mad bent out of shape pigheaded bull-headed thrawn bolshie hyperexcitable skittery fluttery spooky spasmodic hyperkinetic flighty factious warring gladiatorial agonistic up in arms on the warpath foaming at the mouth in a lather shaken dismayed suspicious harassed tormented shaky in turmoil palpitant anguished perplexed afraid all nerves bothered wrung like a fish out of water on the qui vive disquieted threatening discordant hyperactive hyper in a paddy like a cat on a hot tin roof like a cat on hot bricks on pins and needles battling dissentious brawly assaultive warlike fighting controversial polemical polemic in a bate fit to be tied easily frightened volcanic fiddle-footed rash intolerant short fused demonstrative reckless blowing hot and cold agitable galvanic enthusiastic overzealous uncontrolled easily agitated susceptible quick alarmable renitent pervicacious contrarious bickering ructious arguesome wrangling impassioned turbulent war brawling dysfunctional disparaging deprecating overcritical socially impaired naughty badly behaved impudent undisciplined delinquent erratic errant disruptive badly-behaved misbehaving pesky roguish rowdy undisciplinable loudmouthed ill-behaved problematic troublous incorrigible insolent maladjusted bold exasperating rough ill-disciplined mischievous unrestrainable irksome rascally uncontainable devilish wearisome disorderly ready for a fight have chip on shoulder pedantic quibbling niggling pettifogging nit-picking hair-splitting judgmental nitpicking judgemental rejective pass-remarkable pernickety severe nitpicky thorny unfair exceptive hairsplitting very critical petty exacting trivial unjust cavillous finicky tricky

Antonym of pertinacious

pertinacious Idiom, Proverb

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