headstrong

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English heedstrong, equivalent to head +‎ strong.

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headstrong (comparative more headstrong, superlative most headstrong)

  1. Determined to do as one pleases, and not as others want.
    He was in that headstrong teenage phase when he felt like he knew everything.

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