bullheaded

[bool-hed-id]
adjective
obstinately opinionated, especially in refusing to consider alternatives; stubborn.

Origin:
1810–20; bull1 + head + -ed3

bullheadedly, adverb
bullheadedness, noun
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Example sentences
You've got to admire him for his bullheaded tenacity, if nothing else.
Instead of political opponents thinking that their opposite party is simply being willfully bullheaded.
Litigation and the loss of reputation in the medical community place restraints on this type of bullheaded behavior.
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