notionate

[ noh-shuh-nit ]
/ ˈnoʊ ʃə nɪt /

adjective Chiefly Midland and Southern U.S.

strong-willed or stubborn.
having foolish and fanciful notions.

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Origin of notionate

First recorded in 1840–50; notion + -ate1
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Example sentences from the Web for notionate

  • She is as notionate as a child; and no one but my poor mother could ever manage her.

    Vashti|Augusta J. Evans Wilson