[hahrd-hed-id] /ˈhɑrdˈhɛd ɪd/
not easily moved or deceived; practical; shrewd.
obstinate; stubborn; willful.
tough, realistic, or shrewd; not moved by sentiment
(mainly US & Canadian) stubborn; obstinate
also hardheaded, 1580s, “stubborn,” from hardhead “dull person” (1510s), from hard + head (n.). Meaning “practical” is attested from 1779.
[hahrd-hed] /ˈhɑrdˌhɛd/ noun 1. a shrewd, practical person. 2. a blockhead. 3. a freshwater fish, Mylopharodon conocephalus, of California. 4. the Atlantic croaker. See under (def 2). 5. . 6. hardheads, a common knapweed, Centaurea nigra. 7. . [hahrd-hed] /ˈhɑrdˌhɛd/ noun 1. an alloyed silver coin of Scotland, issued in the 16th and 17th centuries, […]
noun 1. any of several commercial sponges, as Spongia officinalis dura, of the West Indies and Central America, having a harsh, fibrous, resilient skeleton.
[hahrd-hahr-tid] /ˈhɑrdˈhɑr tɪd/ adjective 1. unfeeling; unmerciful; pitiless. /ˌhɑːdˈhɑːtɪd/ adjective 1. unkind or intolerant
[hahrd-hahr-tid] /ˈhɑrdˈhɑr tɪd/ adjective 1. unfeeling; unmerciful; pitiless. /ˌhɑːdˈhɑːtɪd/ adjective 1. unkind or intolerant adj. also hardhearted, “obdurate, unfeeling,” late 12c. (implied in heard-heortnesse “hard-heartedness”); from hard + hearted. Sometimes in Middle English also meaning “bold, courageous” (15c.). Related: Hard-heartedly; hard-heartedness. Hard-heart “hard-hearted person” was in late Old English.