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hard-nosed

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  • adjtough and shrewd
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Synonyms for hard-nosed

adj tough and shrewd
  • hard-boiled
  • hardheaded
  • no-nonsense
  • tough-minded
  • uncompromising
  • bullheaded
  • inflexible
  • mulish
  • obdurate
  • obstinate
  • pigheaded
  • stubborn
  • stubborn as a mule
  • tough
  • unsentimental

Antonyms for hard-nosed

  • sentimental
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to hard-nosed

adamant

adjective. unyielding
  • determined
  • firm
  • fixed
  • hanging tough
  • hard-nosed
  • immovable
  • inexorable
  • inflexible
  • insistent
  • intransigent
  • obdurate
  • pat
  • relentless
  • resolute
  • rigid
  • set
  • set in stone
  • standing pat
  • stiff
  • stubborn
  • unbendable
  • unbending
  • uncompromising
  • unrelenting
  • unshakable
  • unswayable

contemptuous

adjective. arrogant, insolent

dogged

adjective. determined, persistent

hard-boiled

adjective. tough

hard-line

adjective. firm

hardheaded

adjective. stubborn
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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