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Origin of hardheaded
OTHER WORDS FROM hardheadedhard·head·ed·ly, adverbhard·head·ed·ness, noun
Words nearby hardheaded
Example sentences from the Web for hardheaded
While welcome, this is actually a hardheaded and highly practical move.
The hardheaded politician devoted to step-by- step progress was transformed in death into the consummate liberal idealist.How Jackie Kennedy Invented the Camelot Legend After JFK’s Death|James Piereson|November 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But hardheaded operatives like Karl Rove could shift their resources to Senate and House contests.GOP Civil War Is Coming as Mitt Romney Campaign Flails in Video’s Wake|Robert Shrum|September 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And so does the cause of decency in the hardheaded world of international affairs.Ronald Reagan’s Lessons for the Chen Guangcheng Case|Walter Reich|May 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
For the hardheaded, distributing Qurans would have another benefit.The U.S. Military Should Hand Out Qurans in Afghanistan as a Good-Will Gesture|Richard Miniter|March 1, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Like all romancers, she is a little terrified at seeing one of her wildest conceits admitted by the hardheaded world.Song of the Lark|Willa Cather
And she was glad to see that the hardheaded old miller was not much impressed by the man, either.Ruth Fielding on the St. Lawrence|Alice B. Emerson
The son of the hardheaded father came out at a crisis; and not too highhandedly: he could hear an opposite argument to the end.The Amazing Marriage, Complete|George Meredith
He was thorough, practical, and after he had cut his mountain teeth in the Peace River disaster, a hardheaded man at his work.The Daughter of a Magnate|Frank H. Spearman
The man of science like the man in the street has to face hardheaded facts that cannot be blinked and explain them as best he can.Ulysses|James Joyce