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bull-headed

Inflexible; stubborn; overly willful or obstinate. Our son is so bull-headed. Once he's made up his mind about something, there's no way anyone can change it! We've got a bull-headed new boss in the office who thinks her way of doing things is the only correct one.

bullheaded

mod. stubborn. You are the most bullheaded man I’ve ever known.
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This decision proves the bullheadedness of the Japanese government in taking full responsibility for its crimes during its war of aggression," read an Oct.
Warriors are intransigent on the advisability of war, and their resistance springs not from bullheadedness but from a kind of religiosity.
When Inman wigged out, Clinton begged Warren Rudman and twice waved the job under the nose of Sam Nunn - whose bigotry and bullheadedness the President evidently finds endearing.
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Yes, it's the basket case of Europe and could topple the entire euro currency - but you have to admire their sheer bullheadedness.
Peter O'Toole), who refuses to acknowledge the tragic loss of his wife and other son, or indeed express any emotion beyond bullheadedness.
That bullheadedness served him well when he was in his focused prime, but "Youth" is a mess clearly in need of a second set of eyes.
I loved roaming the mountains and packing a bow, but I didn't expect to kill anything, and only shear bullheadedness kept me going.
The Berrigans are here in their determination, their drive, their apparent arrogance, their occasional impatience and their bullheadedness.
In his opinion column in another newspaper, Ramos called the President's bullheadedness against the ratification of the Paris climate change pact as 'obviously wrong and full of ST
His bullheadedness and undeserved loyalty to his cronies (at our country's expense) are unforgivable.
It's difficult to understand the bullheadedness of everyone involved in this highly-charged decision.
Mario does not flinch from depicting his father's traumatizing bullheadedness.
In this case, sheer bullheadedness could cost generations of students and teachers their lives had the study not been undertaken.
His bullheadedness is epic,' Senator Panfilo Lacson said of President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday.