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Related to strong-minded: individualistic, unruffled

strong-mind·ed

(strông′mīn′dĭd)
adj.
1. Having a determined will.
2. Having a vigorous, independent mind.

strong′-mind′ed·ly adv.
strong′-mind′ed·ness n.

strong-minded

adj
having strength of mind; firm, resolute, and determined
ˌstrong-ˈmindedly adv
ˌstrong-ˈmindedness n

strong′-mind′ed



adj.
1. having a strong mind or vigorous mental powers.
2. determined or obstinate; strong-willed.
[1785–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.strong-minded - having a determined will
obstinate, stubborn, unregenerate - tenaciously unwilling or marked by tenacious unwillingness to yield
2.strong-minded - marked by vigorous independence of thought and judgment
independent - free from external control and constraint; "an independent mind"; "a series of independent judgments"; "fiercely independent individualism"

strong-minded

adjective determined, resolute, strong-willed, firm, independent, uncompromising, iron-willed, unbending She is a strong-minded, independent woman.
Translations

strong-minded

[ˈstrɒŋˈmaɪndɪd] ADJresuelto, decidido

strong-minded

adj, strong-mindedly
advwillensstark

strong-minded

[ˌstrɒŋˈmaɪndɪd] adjdeciso/a, risoluto/a

strong

(stroŋ) adjective
1. firm, sound, or powerful, and therefore not easily broken, destroyed, attacked, defeated, resisted, or affected by weariness, illness etc. strong furniture; a strong castle; a strong wind; She's a strong swimmer; He has a very strong will/personality; He has never been very strong (= healthy); He is not strong enough to lift that heavy table.
2. very noticeable; very intense. a strong colour; a strong smell.
3. containing a large amount of the flavouring ingredient. strong tea.
4. (of a group, force etc) numbering a particular amount. An army 20,000 strong was advancing towards the town.
ˈstrongly adverb
strength (streŋθ) noun
1. the quality of being strong. He got his strength back slowly after his illness; I hadn't the strength to resist him.
2. the number of people etc in a force, organization etc, considered as an indication of its power or effectiveness. The force is below strength.
strengthen (ˈstreŋθən) verb
to make or become strong or stronger. He did exercises to strengthen his muscles; The wind strengthened.
ˈstrongbox noun
a safe or box for valuables.
strong drink
alcoholic liquors.
ˈstronghold noun
a fort, fortress or castle etc.
strong language
swearing or abuse.
ˌstrong-ˈminded adjective
having determination.
strong point
a quality, skill etc in which a person excels. Arithmetic isn't one of my strong points.
strongroom noun
a room specially constructed for keeping valuable articles, with thick walls and a heavy steel door etc.
on the strength of
relying on. On the strength of this offer of money, we plan to start building soon.
References in classic literature ?
What can the exhortations of the strong-minded sister, who has never had these experiences, do for such a woman?
Anyway, I am not strong-minded enough for that, and I don't see why I should be.
As Oliver accompanied his master in most of his adult expeditions too, in order that he might acquire that equanimity of demeanour and full command of nerve which was essential to a finished undertaker, he had many opportunities of observing the beautiful resignation and fortitude with which some strong-minded people bear their trials and losses.
The strong-minded Lady Southdown quite agreed in both proposals of her son-in-law, and was for converting Miss Crawley off-hand.
Kennedy asked this question only to tease Joe; and he did so the more willingly because he had, for a moment, shared the poor lad's hallucinations; but, not finding any thing in them, he had fallen back into the attitude of a strong-minded looker-on, and turned the affair off with a laugh.
It amused him sometimes to consider that his friends, because he had a face which did not express his feelings very vividly and a rather slow way of moving, looked upon him as strong-minded, deliberate, and cool.
She'll like it better,' returned that strong-minded lady, 'when she has tea; so let us have it, and don't bother.
Yes, strong-minded, strong-hearted, strong-souled, and strong-bodied; that is why I made her larger than the miserable, pinched-up woman of our day.
I thought I had got a pet and plaything for years to come; but here you are growing up like a bean-stalk, and I shall find I've got a strong-minded little woman on my hands before I can turn round.
Miss Oranthy Bluggage, the accomplished strong-minded lecturer, will deliver her famous lecture on "WOMAN AND HER POSITION" at Pickwick Hall, next Saturday Evening, after the usual performances.
You know,' Lena said confidentially, `he married Mary because he thought she was strong-minded and would keep him straight.
He has never tried what it is to live with a strong-minded woman," said she.