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notionate

[noh-shuh-nit] /ˈnoʊ ʃə nɪt/
adjective, Chiefly Midland and Southern U.S.
1.
strong-willed or stubborn.
2.
having foolish and fanciful notions.
Origin of notionate
1840-1850
1840-50; notion + -ate1
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  • She is as notionate as a child; and no one but my poor mother could ever manage her.

    Vashti Augusta J. Evans Wilson

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