Definition of Strong-willed

1. Adjective. Having a determined will.

Exact synonyms: Strong-minded
Similar to: Obstinate, Stubborn, Unregenerate



Definition of Strong-willed

1. Adjective. Having a vigorous, independent will ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Strong-willed

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stromule
stromules
stronalsite
strond
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strong
strong-arm
strong-armed
strong-armer
strong-arming
strong-arms
strong-boned
strong-language
strong-minded
strong-willed (current term)
strong as an ox
strong belief
strong breeze
strong copyleft
strong declension
strong declensions
strong drink
strong equivalence principle
strong force
strong forces
strong gale
strong interaction
strong interactions
strong language

Literary usage of Strong-willed

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1. The Book Buyer by Charles Scribner's Sons (1893)
"Her book is not without interest as a story of what a strong-willed, plucky, resourceful woman can do, but its value in other respects is not obvious. ..."

2. The Essentials of Psychology by Walter Bowers Pillsbury (1920)
"A strong-willed individual is one who works tenaciously for a remote good, ... The strong-willed individual may be good or bad, but he always has an ideal ..."

3. The Essentials of Psychology by Walter Bowers Pillsbury (1920)
"A strong-willed individual is one who works tenaciously for a remote good, ... The strong-willed individual may be good or bad, but he always has an ideal ..."

4. Passages from the French and Italian Note-books of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Nathaniel Hawthorne (1871)
"•with a bust of Cato the Censor, who must have been the most disagreeable, stubborn, ugly-tempered, pigheaded, narrow-minded, strong-willed old Roman that ..."

5. Man and His Bodies by Annie Wood Besant (1896)
"strong-willed and weak-willed persons are distinguished by their difference in this respect. The weak-willed man is moved from outside, by outer attractions ..."

6. The Diseases of Society: The Vice and Crime Problem by George Frank Lydston (1906)
"Children are relatively strong-willed, yet defective in moral sense and conscience. ... The exceptional strong-willed woman is unfortunately usually a ..."

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