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bull·head·ed

 (bo͝ol′hĕd′ĭd)
adj.
Extremely or irrationally stubborn; headstrong. See Synonyms at obstinate.

bull′head′ed·ly adv.
bull′head′ed·ness n.
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bull•head•ed

(ˈbʊlˌhɛd ɪd)

adj.
unreasonably or stupidly obstinate.
[1810–20]
bull′head`ed•ly, adv.
bull′head`ed•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.bullheaded - obstinate and stupid
obstinate, stubborn, unregenerate - tenaciously unwilling or marked by tenacious unwillingness to yield
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bullheaded

adjective
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