hard-headed

hardheaded

[hahrd-hed-id]
adjective
1.
not easily moved or deceived; practical; shrewd.
2.
obstinate; stubborn; willful.
Also, hard-headed.


Origin:
1575–85

hardheadedly, adverb
hardheadedness, noun


1. astute, realistic, pragmatic, cool, down-to-earth.
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hard-headed
 
adj
1.  tough, realistic, or shrewd; not moved by sentiment
2.  chiefly (US), (Canadian) stubborn; obstinate
 
hard-'headedly
 
adv
 
hard-'headedness
 
n

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