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strong-willed

[ strawng-wild, strong- ]
/ ˈstrɔŋˈwɪld, ˈstrɒŋ- /
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adjective

having a powerful will; resolute.
stubborn; obstinate.

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RELATED WORDS

headstrong, decisive, obstinate, resolute, stubborn, unbending, uncompromising, unyielding, strong-minded

Nearby words

strong suit, strong waters, strong-arm, strong-eye dog, strong-minded, strong-willed, strongbark, strongbox, stronger, strongest, stronghold

Origin of strong-willed

First recorded in 1895–1900
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strong-willed


adjective

having strength of will
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