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obdurate
used in Oliver Twist

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Definition
stubbornly persistent — especially in wrongdoing

or more rarely (except in classic literature):

showing unfeeling resistance to tender feelings
  • 'You will not persist in saying that,' rejoined the gentleman, with a voice and emphasis of kindness that might have touched a much harder and more obdurate heart.
    Chapter 46 — The Appointment Kept (76% in)

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