Origin of tough-minded
OTHER WORDS FROM tough-mindedtough-mind·ed·ly, adverbtough-mind·ed·ness, noun
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How to use tough-minded in a sentence
His flesh is sagging a bit, but he is still trim and looks lean, sinewy and tough.
“You ask me my motivation,” Marvin says, moving back into his tough guy persona again.
After a bunch of tough talk, this round of the hacker-on-hacker fight nevered materialized.
Although tough environmental controls were put in place in 2000, enforcement has been haphazard.
The world is changing, and men really could use a movement—just not the misogynistic, conspiracy-minded one they have now.
They will reach you by the hands of Mr. Mackenzie, a worldly-minded Scotch merchant, but honest as to earthly things.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
You may imagine the effect this missive produced upon the proud, high-minded doctor of divinity.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
But this paper was a very tough, fibrous substance, and would resist quite a heavy blow as well as keep out the cold.Our Little Korean Cousin|H. Lee M. Pike
He was an outlaw, hunted and despised, depending for his life on the caprice of a fickle-minded woman.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
"Tough—but most of us have been there, one time or another," Goodell observed sympathetically; and with that the subject rested.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair