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headstrong

head·strong

headstrong

 
pronunciation:
hed strawng
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: insistent on having one's own way; willful; stubborn.
a headstrong dictator
synonyms:
obstinate, stubborn, willful
antonyms:
tractable
similar words:
bullheaded, contrary, cross-grained, froward, hardheaded, mulish, obdurate, pigheaded
definition 2: caused by willfulness.
a headstrong series of mistakes
similar words:
mulish, willful
derivation: headstrongness (n.)