- having a forceful and independent mind.
- determined or obstinate; strong-willed.
Origin of strong-minded
Related Words for strong-mindedtenacious, steadfast, unyielding, inflexible, intransigent, recalcitrant, dogmatic, willful, adamant, headstrong, certain, sure, settled, established, resolved, definitive, influential, resolute, forceful, crucial
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Contemporary Examples of strong-minded
Leigh Anne may dress (and decorate) tackily, but she is unquestionably a strong-minded and moral do-gooder.Hollywood's Christian Blockbuster
January 6, 2010
I married Amanda, a strong-minded food writer, seven years ago: She revamped my fridge, and some of my other disaster areas.The Last of the Wasps
September 27, 2009
Historical Examples of strong-minded
The strong-minded lady was not at all sure that this was a blessed exception.Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit
I certainly could not flatter myself that I was so strong-minded.
The czarina was strong-minded, but neither cruel nor perfidious.
You do not then approve of the strong-minded woman, the female philosopher.The Bondwoman
Marah Ellis Ryan
A strong-minded woman is easier to persuade than a weak one.The Love Affairs of an Old Maid
- having strength of mind; firm, resolute, and determined