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hard-nosed

Synonyms of hard-nosed in English:

adjective

  • 1 informal hard-nosed reporters
    tough-minded, unsentimental, no-nonsense, hardheaded, hard-bitten, pragmatic, realistic, down-to-earth, practical, rational, shrewd, astute, businesslike
    informal hard-boiled, hard-edged
    [Antonyms] sentimental
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