headstrong definition

  • adjective:
    • Determined to have your own means; stubbornly and sometimes recklessly willful. See Synonyms at obstinate, unruly.
    • Resulting from willfulness and obstinacy.
    • Determined doing as one pleases, and not as others want.
    • perhaps not easily restrained; ungovernable; obstinate; stubborn.
    • Directed by ungovernable might, or proceeding from obstinacy.
    • habitually disposed to disobedience and opposition
  • others:
    • Wilful; ungovernable; obstinate; bent on seeking a person's very own stops.
    • Directed by or proceeding from obstinate wilfulness: as, a headstrong program.
    • Synonyms Intractable, unruly, stubborn, dogged.

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