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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hard-headed  \Hard"-head`ed\,  a. 
  Having  sound  judgment;  sagacious;  shrewd.  -- 
  {Hard"-head`ed*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hardheaded 
  adj  1:  unreasonably  rigid  in  the  face  of  argument  or  entreaty  or 
  attack  [syn:  {mulish}] 
  2:  guided  by  practical  experience  and  observation  rather  than 
  theory;  "a  hardheaded  appraisal  of  our  position";  "a 
  hard-nosed  labor  leader";  "completely  practical  in  his 
  approach  to  business";  "not  ideology  but  pragmatic 
  politics"  [syn:  {hard-nosed},  {practical},  {pragmatic}] 




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