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English adjective: hardheaded

1. hardheaded unreasonably rigid in the face of argument or entreaty or attack


Synonymsmulish


Similarobstinate, stubborn, unregenerate


Antonymsdocile

2. hardheaded guided by practical experience and observation rather than theory


SamplesA hardheaded appraisal of our position.
A hard-nosed labor leader.
Completely practical in his approach to business.
Not ideology but pragmatic politics.


Synonymshard-nosed, practical, pragmatic


Similarrealistic


Antonymsunrealistic









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