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synonyms for hardheaded

  • astute
  • hard-nosed
  • headstrong
  • obstinate
  • practical
  • pragmatic
  • rational
  • sensible
  • shrewd
  • sober
  • unsentimental
  • bullheaded
  • cool
  • hang tough
  • hard
  • hard-boiled
  • intractable
  • level-headed
  • locked in
  • mulish
  • pertinacious
  • perverse
  • pigheaded
  • realistic
  • resolute
  • stand pat
  • tough
  • tough nut
  • unyielding
  • willful
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antonyms for hardheaded

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  • irrational
  • stupid
  • submissive
  • unrealistic
  • unreasonable
  • yielding
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How to use hardheaded in a sentence

Like all romancers, she is a little terrified at seeing one of her wildest conceits admitted by the hardheaded world.
SONG OF THE LARKWILLA CATHER
And she was glad to see that the hardheaded old miller was not much impressed by the man, either.
RUTH FIELDING ON THE ST. LAWRENCEALICE B. EMERSON
The son of the hardheaded father came out at a crisis; and not too highhandedly: he could hear an opposite argument to the end.
THE AMAZING MARRIAGE, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
He was thorough, practical, and after he had cut his mountain teeth in the Peace River disaster, a hardheaded man at his work.
THE DAUGHTER OF A MAGNATEFRANK H. SPEARMAN
The man of science like the man in the street has to face hardheaded facts that cannot be blinked and explain them as best he can.
ULYSSESJAMES JOYCE
"Cap'n Van Dyck's all right, only he's too dum hardheaded," he confided.
PIRATES' HOPEFRANCIS LYNDE
They were fond of me after the manner of hardheaded, practical people; they had more reason than heart in their affection for me.
ORIGINAL SHORT STORIES, VOLUME 5 (OF 13)GUY DE MAUPASSANT
We pride ourselves upon being realistic, desiring a hardheaded cognizance of facts, and devoted to mastering the means of life.
CREATIVE INTELLIGENCEJOHN DEWEY, ADDISON W. MOORE, HAROLD CHAPMAN BROWN, GEORGE H. MEAD, BOYD H. BODE, HENRY WALDGRAVE, STUART JAMES, HAYDEN TUFTS, HORACE M. KALLEN
Dad's either too hardheaded or has not enough religion to own up to a fault.
AROUND OLD BETHANYROBERT LEE BERRY
But Tobin was a hardheaded man, and the sadness stuck in his skin.
THE FOUR MILLIONO. HENRY
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WORDS RELATED TO HARDHEADED

  • adamant
  • firm
  • hardheaded
  • implacable
  • incompliant
  • inexorable
  • inflexible
  • intransigent
  • mulish
  • obdurate
  • obstinate
  • opinionated
  • pigheaded
  • relentless
  • remorseless
  • rigid
  • unbendable
  • unbending
  • unbreakable
  • uncompliant
  • uncompromising
  • unrelenting
  • unyielding
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