- s unreasonably rigid in the face of argument or entreaty or attack
- s guided by practical experience and observation rather than theory
a hardheaded appraisal of our position
- The book is awfully smart when it comes to hardheaded advice for families trying to heal or at least draw out an autistic child.
- Jeff's hardheaded analysis does not stop at why and how to do all this.
- Darkoh, 35, has always had an appreciation for the hardheaded logic of business and has always felt that there is a place for it in the gentler field of healing.
- Bill Clinton in China Daily
I thought it would be wrong for me to rob her of the chance to be what I thought she should be,said Clinton. "She laughed and said, 'First I love you and, second, I'm not going to run for anything, I'm too hardheaded.'"
- Scott Rolen in SI.com
I learned from that experience that I'm a pretty stubborn, hardheaded guy,Rolen said. "I thought, I'll try to remember that on Sept. 4 instead of October."
- Roger Clemens in SI.com
I'm going to be a little hardheaded and pitch to my spots,Clemens said.