bloody-minded definition

  • adjective:
    • Ready and ready to take bloodshed or even to turn to physical violence: "forging alliances with bloody-minded tyrants” ( Lewis H. Lapham).
    • Chiefly British Perversely cantankerous: "The . . . unions . . . have never been as bloody-minded about demarcation because the shipbuilders” ( Spectator).
    • Eager for or desiring bloodstream
    • obstinate, stubborn
    • Having a cruel, ferocious personality; bloodthirsty.
    • marked by eagerness to turn to assault and bloodshed
    • stubbornly obstructive and reluctant to work
    • Ready and happy to take bloodshed or even to resort to assault: "forging alliances with bloody-minded tyrants” ( Lewis H. Lapham).
    • Chiefly British Perversely cantankerous: "The . . . unions . . . have never been as bloody-minded about demarcation as the shipbuilders” ( Spectator).
    • looking forward to or desiring bloodstream
    • obstinate, stubborn
    • Having a cruel, ferocious personality; bloodthirsty.
    • marked by eagerness to resort to physical violence and bloodshed
    • stubbornly obstructive and unwilling to work
  • others:
    • Having a cruel, ferocious personality; barbarous; inclined to shed blood.
    • Having a cruel, ferocious disposition; barbarous; inclined to lose bloodstream.

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