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Meaning of HEADSTRONG

Pronunciation:  'hed`strong

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  habitually disposed to disobedience and opposition
 

HEADSTRONG is a 10 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: disobedient, froward, self-willed, wilful, willful
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Head"strong`\ (?; 115), a.
1. Not easily restrained; ungovernable; obstinate; stubborn.

         Not let headstrong boy my will control. --Dryden.

2. Directed by ungovernable will, or proceeding from
   obstinacy. --Dryden.

Syn: Violent; obstinate; ungovernable; unratable; stubborn;
     unruly; venturesome; heady.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: balking, balky, bigoted, bulldogged, bulletheaded, bullheaded, case-hardened, disobedient, dogged, dogmatic, fanatic, hardheaded, heady, insubordinate, intolerant, irresponsible, lawless, licentious, mulish, mutinous, obstinate, opinionated, overzealous, persevering, pertinacious, pigheaded, rampant, refractory, reinless, restive, self-willed, set, stiff-necked, strongheaded, strong-willed, stubborn, sulky, sullen, tenacious, unaccountable, unbridled, unchecked, uncontrolled, uncooperative, uncurbed, undisciplined, ungoverned, unregenerate, unreined, unrestrained, wildcat, willful, wrongheaded
 

 

 

 

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