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pigheaded

Incredibly stubborn, narrow-minded, and often ignorant or foolish. He's a nice guy most of the time, but he can be really pigheaded when it comes to certain things. My last boss was so pigheaded, so it's nice to work for someone with a bit more common sense and common decency. I got held up at the airport dealing with some pigheaded immigrations officer who didn't seem to believe I was in the country legitimately.

pigheaded

mod. stupidly stubborn. (From the notion that pigs are immovable and seemingly stubborn.) You are unbelievably pigheaded!
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"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.
But there's a fine line between being thick- skinned and pigheaded.
The assistant flagged and tried to help Taylor out by explaining he had seen a foul but the referee was pigheaded. It's rare that you see a ref ignore the advice of his assistant like that.
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.
His fierce competitive nature revealed itself out in the middle, as well as his in own dressing room where Styris had a habit of winding up his teammates, who responded by bestowing him with the nickname Pig, as in pigheaded.
In this moment, politicians should not be pigheaded and collect political points while others are subjected to the power of nature.
You just want to win that stupid argument because you're pig-headed about it." I don't think I'm pigheaded. I'm well used to having to step down.
He accused the Scottish government of being "pigheaded" by trying to push through such a "deeply unpopular" measure.
He is seen as pigheaded and a bit of a bull in a china shop.
And all because a jobsworth steward was too pigheaded to let the player make his fine gesture.
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