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headstrong

Syllabification: head·strong
Pronunciation: /ˈhedˌstrôNG
 
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Definition of headstrong in English:

adjective

Self-willed and obstinate: I am headstrong and like getting my own way
More example sentences
  • To watch Headey in the role of the headstrong Kaisa is to feel a war within oneself between wanting and fearing, between desiring and dreading the crystalline object of one's desire.
  • David is the headstrong one who likes his freedom and couldn't wait to get away from the family-controlled slopes.
  • These letters provide a baseline to compare the sisters' diverging lives - the trials of headstrong Hasina versus the woes of fatalistic Nazneen.
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