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I tried to talk her into going to college, but she’s headstrong.

Progressives see him as an experienced and headstrong rulemaker who is not afraid to take a hard line against big banks.

In the Schwab novel, a headstrong young woman makes a decision she might regret for the rest of her very long life.

One of our kids is very headstrong, and my having to serve as the enforcer of rules has negatively affected our relationship.

Others are worried about the pandemic’s impact on small businesses and city finances and are headstrong on prioritizing economic recovery.

Sometimes my mouth just starts going and I get so headstrong about what I want and I want to do.

Fortunately for the reader, Cordelia is even more headstrong than she is self-obsessed.

He got into alpine racing, liked it, and early on developed his own headstrong approach to the sport.

Other than potential squabbles with Mary, serving again to prove how headstrong she is, where would the drama have come from?

Still, the Ram is headstrong, able to tune out the voices of his detractors.

But she is a girl, and she does not mind her jack-sparrow being a trifle headstrong, if only he has a kind heart.

Then it was that the insular propensity grew impudent and headstrong, and soon became a power in the land.

He, the conqueror, the irresistible, had never before met one of this audacious and headstrong breed.

One must be pardoned for repeating the very rudiments of criticism to some of the headstrong writers of our day.

That the Bretons are faithful no one doubts; but that they are still more headstrong is a justice that none will deny them.


On this page you'll find 93 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to headstrong, such as: impulsive, bullheaded, contrary, determined, foolhardy, and froward.

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