English adjective: hardheaded
|1.||hardheaded unreasonably rigid in the face of argument or entreaty or attack|
|Similar||obstinate, stubborn, unregenerate|
|2.||hardheaded guided by practical experience and observation rather than theory|
|Samples||A hardheaded appraisal of our position.|
A hard-nosed labor leader.
Completely practical in his approach to business.
Not ideology but pragmatic politics.
|Synonyms||hard-nosed, practical, pragmatic|