HyperDic: hardheaded

English > 2 senses of the word hardheaded:
ADJECTIVEallhardheaded, mulishunreasonably rigid / rigid in the face of argument or entreaty or attack
allhardheaded, hard-nosed, practical, pragmaticguided by practical experience and observation rather than theory
hardheaded > pronunciation
Soundshhaa'rdhheh.dihd
Rhymesabbreviated ... wrongheaded: 610 rhymes with ihd...
English > hardheaded: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningunreasonably rigid / rigid in the face of argument or entreaty or attack.
Synonymmulish
Broaderstubborn, obstinate, unregeneratetenaciously unwilling or marked by tenacious unwillingness to yield
Spanishtestaduro
English > hardheaded: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningGuided by practical experience and observation rather than theory.
Example"a hardheaded appraisal of our position"
Synonymshard-nosed, practical, pragmatic
BroaderrealisticAware or expressing awareness of things as they really are
Spanishpráctico, pragmático

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