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obdurate
used in Frankenstein

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Definition
stubbornly persistent — especially in wrongdoing

or more rarely (except in classic literature):

showing unfeeling resistance to tender feelings
  • He threatened excommunication and hell fire in my last moments if I continued obdurate.
    Chapter 8 (70% in)

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