bull-headed

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bull-headed

adj
blindly obstinate; stubborn, headstrong, or stupid
ˌbull-ˈheadedly adv
ˌbull-ˈheadedness n
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Actress Kimberley Nixon, who is from Ynysybwl near Pontypridd, portrayed the wayward dentistry student with a convincing mix of naivety and bull-headedness.
But equally certainly, her bull-headedness over the community charge, her refusal to face up to its unpopularity from Merseyside to Middlesex, convinced many previous Conservative loyalists that she had lost her touch.
The question is whether Abe will have the fortitude and guts and energy and bull-headedness to push through (reforms).
He had a bull-headedness and determination to push things through.
It was a lack of consultation then that ultimately scuttled that bill, with a newly-minted prime minister Paul Martin declaring the well on the act poisoned by then-Indian Affairs minister Robert Nault's bull-headedness to unilaterally impose his will on First Nations governments across Canada.
Despite having had two bouts with breast cancer, in 1996 and in 2002, Wendy also displays a certain amount of bull-headedness in that she still smokes.
Republican bull-headedness is all the harder to understand in light of the significant compromises made in legislation that was much more stringent when introduced.
He delivers a character who is big on dignity and bull-headedness.
Doesn't this make those of you who make fair housing the standard in your business shake your heads at the ignorance, bull-headedness and arguably the discriminatory intent of the above housing providers?
The incredible bloopers, stupidity, and bull-headedness of King George III and his prime ministers spawned an avoidable, unwinnable war which somehow eventually drew in France, Spain, and Holland as additional adversaries.
I don't know if it is bull-headedness, pig-headedness or stupidity, or a combination of all that," said one members of his Conservative riding association.