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pigheaded

mod. stupidly stubborn. (From the notion that pigs are immovable and seemingly stubborn.) You are unbelievably pigheaded!
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She reports research that brains are deceitful, vain-glorious, emotional and immoral, pigheaded, secretive, and weak-willed, and bigots.
If it were not for Francis being so stubborn and pigheaded, we would all have been cheated out of a little bit of Al's greatness,'' Caan said.
What politician could be so pigheaded and ignorant as to tolerate such a disgraceful state of affairs?
House Speaker Bob Johnson of Morrilton is being painted as the bad boy, but to us it looks like neither Johnson nor Huckabee was more pigheaded than the other.
There they are, in their vacuums, the eggheaded, often pigheaded sex radicals, believing first and foremost in the rightness of their precious politicization of sex, which, like so many other trendy academic models, finds its roots in Marxist theory.
Zealots, Judy thought to herself with a small lurch of recognition: crusaders, martyrs, pigheaded people, we make useful leaders but exhausting colleagues, we know we can see what is right.
Patience, an eye for detail and a pigheaded desire to learn are definite assets.
As "defender of innocent computer programs," Cyberthug surfs cyberspace on a souped-up board, clashing with an array of bizarre adversaries, including literally pigheaded politicians, headless lobbyists and nine-foot, cross-dressing federal agents.
But there's a fine line between being thick- skinned and pigheaded.
Although it's hard to have any sympathy for someone who is as arrogant, pigheaded and obnoxious as Paul, whether he's actually a racist is another issue.