strongminded

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strongminded (comparative more strongminded, superlative most strongminded)

  1. Alternative form of strong-minded
    • 1857, James Dunwoody Brownson De Bow, R. G. Barnwell, Edwin Q. Bell, DeBow's Review
      It is in the main, a faithful picture of the isms of the North, and of Western Europe, except that our modern socialists exceed somewhat in absurdity and profanity the Black Republicans, and strongminded women of Athens.
    • 1988, Richard Stites, Revolutionary Dreams: Utopian Vision and Experimental Life in the Russian Revolution, →ISBN, page xi:
      Alexander III, the last of the consistently strongminded autocrats, launched a counterreform after the assassination of his father, but also set in motion a rapid program of industrialization which added industrial cities to the symmetrical garrison towns.
    • 2013, Carole Haber, The Trials of Laura Fair: Sex, Murder, and Insanity in the Victorian West, →ISBN:
      In her article “The Greatest of Bugaboos,” in which she also attacked the charge of “free love,” she noted that the term “strongminded” has been thrown at women to control their behavior: “Then came 'strongminded,' that sent the daughters of Eve scampering in all directions.