bullheadedness

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n bullheadedness resolute adherence to your own ideas or desires
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n bullheadedness The quality of being bull-headed.
    • n bullheadedness Figuratively, blind, unreasoning impetuosity or obstinacy; stupid aggressiveness; blockheadedness.
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Usage

In literature:

He groaned aloud as he realized that her predicament was the result of his own bullheadedness.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, November, 1930" by Various
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