Definition of headstrong
- a headstrong businessman
- violent headstrong actions
The child is very headstrong.
He is known for his headstrong behavior.
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adamant, bullheaded, dogged, hard, hard-nosed, hardened, hardheaded, immovable, implacable, inconvincible, inflexible, intransigent, mulish, obdurate, obstinate, opinionated, ossified, pat, pertinacious, perverse, pigheaded, self-opinionated, self-willed, stubborn, unbending, uncompromising, unrelenting, unyielding, willful (or wilful);
deaf to reason;
: not willing to do what other people want : very stubborn
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to grant as a privilege or special favor
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