Synonyms and Antonyms of headstrong
- a headstrong child who likes to test the limits of his parents' patience
out of hand
- The tenants of the building remain headstrong in their determination not to be evicted by the developer.
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
Synonym Discussion of headstrong
- unruly children
- ungovernable rage
- intractable opponents of the hazardous-waste dump
- special schools for refractory children
- acts of sabotage by a recalcitrant populace
- a willful disregard for the rights of others
- a headstrong young cavalry officer
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