Headstrong



[hed-strawng, -strong] /ˈhɛdˌstrɔŋ, -ˌstrɒŋ/

adjective
1.
determined to have one’s own way; willful; stubborn; obstinate:
a headstrong young man.
2.
proceeding from or exhibiting willfulness:
a headstrong course.
/ˈhɛdˌstrɒŋ/
adjective
1.
self-willed; obstinate
2.
(of an action) heedless; rash
adj.

“determined to have one’s way,” late 14c., from head (n.) + strong. Cf. Old English heafodbald “impudent,” literally “head-bold.”

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