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notionate

[noh-shuh-nit]
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adjective Chiefly Midland and Southern U.S.
  1. strong-willed or stubborn.
  2. having foolish and fanciful notions.
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Origin of notionate

First recorded in 1840–50; notion + -ate1
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  • She is as notionate as a child; and no one but my poor mother could ever manage her.

    Vashti

    Augusta J. Evans Wilson