Definition of strong-minded in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈˌstrôNG ˈˌmīndid/


Not easily influenced by others; resolute and determined.
Example sentences
  • The influence of his strong-minded mother, who died when he was only 9, always remained with him.
  • On the contrary, Berlinger is spiky and strong-minded, the archetypal independent filmmaker.
  • The director of the local paper factory, an independent and strong-minded man, stood with the presidium.
determined, firm, resolute, purposeful, strong-willed, uncompromising, unbending, forceful, persistent, tenacious, dogged
informal gutsy, gutty, spunky



Pronunciation: /ˈˌstrôNG ˈˌmīndidnis/
Example sentences
  • Just as his light verse is based on strong-mindedness, so his kindness was based on courage.
  • Lucy's feminist strong-mindedness, in addition to her grace at the tea table, is in fact to her credit.
  • To deprive your country of a batsman of epic strong-mindedness for the sake of a big gesture would not be appropriate to Hussain's career.

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Syllabification: strong-mind·ed

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