Synonyms and Antonyms of hardheaded
- a hardheaded politician who never hesitated to set aside principle in favor of expediency
airheaded, birdbrained, brain-dead, brainless, dim-witted, dopey (also dopy), dumb, empty-headed, feebleminded, gormless [chiefly British], half-witted, knuckleheaded, lamebrain (or lamebrained), lunkheaded, simple, slow, slow-witted, softheaded, stupid, thickheaded, thick-witted, unintelligent, weak-minded
- Granny remained hardheaded about keeping her house and not moving into a nursing home
adamant, adamantine, bullheaded, dogged, hard, hard-nosed, hardened, headstrong, immovable, implacable, inconvincible, inflexible, intransigent, mulish, obdurate, obstinate, opinionated, ossified, pat, pertinacious, perverse, pigheaded, self-opinionated, self-willed, stiff-necked, stubborn, unbending, uncompromising, unrelenting, unyielding, willful (or wilful)
- a hardheaded minister who understands the difficulties teenagers face today
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