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Not easily influenced by others; resolute and determined.
determined, firm, resolute, resolved, purposeful, purposive, sure, self-disciplined, strong-willed, uncompromising, unyielding, unbending, unwavering, unswerving, unfaltering, unshakeable, inexorable, forceful, persistent, persevering, tenacious, dogged, stubbornView synonyms
- ‘You're no stranger to differences in an administration between strong-minded individuals, General Scowcroft.’
- ‘But it's mostly very strong-minded men who actually voice their appreciation.’
- ‘A strong-minded feline with some anti-social tendencies, Sweetie was still one of the most beautiful cats I've ever seen.’
- ‘Alan is a strong-minded client with definite ideas of what he wanted and we had to make it work for him.’
- ‘Some of my friends readily appreciate that many men do not like strong-minded, independent women.’
- ‘In an earlier statement, Mr and Mrs Chaney described Ashley as a ‘happy, strong-minded and well-loved two-year-old’.’
- ‘I mean, I am definitely strong-minded, and I think that came through.’
- ‘Woman is neither high-minded nor low-minded, strong-minded nor weak-minded.’
- ‘Maybe it's just really scary for a guy to go into a team of strong-minded women.’
- ‘The influence of his strong-minded mother, who died when he was only 9, always remained with him.’
- ‘Jane is a very strong-minded and uncompromising artist who has a profound interest in investigation.’
- ‘He's very strong-minded and has a style of man-management that very much reminds me of someone else.’
- ‘She'd been a stubborn, strong-minded woman before she got sick, and the condition seemed to have brought out those traits even more.’
- ‘On the contrary, Berlinger is spiky and strong-minded, the archetypal independent filmmaker.’
- ‘Yvette is a complete basket case and Caz is her own woman: strong-minded and strong-willed.’
- ‘I'm looking forward to working with some pretty strong-minded guys.’
- ‘The director of the local paper factory, an independent and strong-minded man, stood with the presidium.’
- ‘The first-years don't just come to listen - they make our strong-minded dyke co-chairs look meek.’
- ‘While the strong-minded will cope with the boredom better, others may need more support.’
- ‘She was a strong-minded, capable woman, who had run a business that maintained high-end apartments.’
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