pigheadedness
noun see pigheaded

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • pigheadedness — See pigheadedly. * * * …   Universalium

  • pigheadedness — noun The condition of being pigheaded …   Wiktionary

  • pigheadedness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The quality or state of being stubbornly unyielding: bullheadedness, doggedness, hard headedness, mulishness, obstinacy, obstinateness, pertinaciousness, pertinacity, perverseness, perversity, tenaciousness, tenacity,… …   English dictionary for students

  • pigheadedness — n. stubbornness, obstinacy …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pigheadedness — pig·head·ed·ness …   English syllables

  • pigheadedness — noun resolute adherence to your own ideas or desires • Syn: ↑stubbornness, ↑bullheadedness, ↑obstinacy, ↑obstinance, ↑self will • Derivationally related forms: ↑pigheaded, ↑obstinate ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • obstinacy — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Refusal to comply Nouns 1. obstinacy, stubbornness, tenacity, doggedness; obduracy, obduration, insistence, resolution; intransigency, immovability, inflexibility, hardness, willpower; self will, will of …   English dictionary for students

  • pigheaded — pig|head|ed [ˌpıgˈhedıd] adj determined to do things the way you want and refusing to change your mind, even when there are good reasons to do so = ↑stubborn ▪ Never have I met a woman so obstinate, so pigheaded! >pigheadedness n [U] ▪ It was… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bullheadedness — noun resolute adherence to your own ideas or desires • Syn: ↑stubbornness, ↑obstinacy, ↑obstinance, ↑pigheadedness, ↑self will • Derivationally related forms: ↑pigheaded (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • obstinacy — noun 1. resolute adherence to your own ideas or desires • Syn: ↑stubbornness, ↑bullheadedness, ↑obstinance, ↑pigheadedness, ↑self will • Derivationally related forms: ↑pigheaded (for …   Useful english dictionary

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