Origin of strong-willed
Examples from the Web for strong-willed
Carol was strong-willed and energetic—she continued teaching and running marathons well into her chemotherapy.The Nurse Coaching People Through Death by Starvation|Nick Tabor|November 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Is it a little unbelievable that Spencer, once again, is playing the strong-willed lady with the heart of gold?‘Red Band Society’ Is Really Freaking Sad (And May Be TV’s Best New Drama)|Kevin Fallon|September 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But the people of Iraq were strong-willed, a great people, and he trusted them to sort out their affairs.
As for Magician—the strong-willed love interest of Komona, his role was never scripted to be an albino.‘War Witch’ Filmmaker Kim Nguyen on Africa’s Child Soldiers|Jean Trinh|March 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Like Rose, Ethel is reported to be strong-willed and very religious.
His father was chief engineer of mines, a strong-willed, successful man.Ivory Apes and Peacocks|James Huneker
During the reign of the strong-willed elder Hamlet there was no call to action for his meditative son.Shakespearean Tragedy|A. C. Bradley
And yet, with such a strong-willed person, he could not be certain.Major Vigoureux|A. T. Quiller-Couch
She's too proud and strong-willed for any man to capture easily.Nobody's Child|Elizabeth Dejeans
They tell us other nations are not clever enough, or not far-seeing enough, or not strong-willed enough, to produce such a system.Meccania|Owen Gregory