notionate

[ noh-shuh-nit ]
/ ˈnoʊ ʃə nɪt /
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adjective Chiefly Midland and Southern U.S.

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

Nearby words

  1. notification,
  2. notify,
  3. notion,
  4. notional,
  5. notionally,
  6. notions,
  7. notitia,
  8. noto,
  9. noto-,
  10. notochord

Origin of notionate

First recorded in 1840–50; notion + -ate1

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Examples 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