Definition of bloody-minded in English:


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  • A sharp Sun-Uranus opposition makes her bloody-mindedly independent, bright, witty and wild, with a mind of her own and an originality that has yet to develop fully.
  • Again, Self seems to acknowledge the error in judgment, then bloody-mindedly write it - and us - to death.
  • This makes her a true action woman, who is bloody-mindedly independent - she sent her daughter away to live with her father in Japan when she was only seven.


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  • Single-mindedness and determination are admired but shade into bloody-mindedness and obstinacy.
  • Britain in the early 1940s, dark, grimy, tired after years of a war visited on the population night after night, living on hope and prayer and the sheer bloody-mindedness of a people determined never to surrender.
  • The channels of communication have broken down through intransigence, sheer bloody-mindedness and despair.

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