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adjective as in determined

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Carol was strong-willed and energetic—she continued teaching and running marathons well into her chemotherapy.

Is it a little unbelievable that Spencer, once again, is playing the strong-willed lady with the heart of gold?

But the people of Iraq were strong-willed, a great people, and he trusted them to sort out their affairs.

I grew up around strong-willed and even more capable females the same as I did males.

As for Magician—the strong-willed love interest of Komona, his role was never scripted to be an albino.

He must carry this secret all the rest of his life—he must be strong-willed enough so that Homeport would never know.

As a matter of fact, I was apprehensive of what might happen, for both Alan and Ben are strong-willed and direct to the point.

The very reputation of being strong-willed, plucky, and indefatigable is of priceless value.

Temptations to which the weak-willed succumb do not affect the strong-willed.

He was less tactful than his father and was exceedingly strong-willed.


On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to strong-willed, such as: headstrong, decisive, iron-willed, mullish, obstinate, and resolute.

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