Home

Cite

Synonyms of hardheaded

Adjective


1. hardheaded, mulish, stubborn (vs. docile), obstinate, unregenerate

usage: unreasonably rigid in the face of argument or entreaty or attack

2. hardheaded, hard-nosed, practical, pragmatic, realistic (vs. unrealistic)

usage: guided by practical experience and observation rather than theory; "a hardheaded appraisal of our position"; "a hard-nosed labor leader"; "completely practical in his approach to business"; "not ideology but pragmatic politics"

WordNet 3.0 Copyright © 2006 by Princeton University.
All rights reserved.

See also: hardheaded (Dictionary)