what is difference between hardheaded and practical
hard + headed
hardheaded (comparative more hardheaded, superlative most hardheaded)
- Stubborn; wilful.
- Realistic; pragmatic.
- See also Thesaurus:obstinate
From practic + -al.
- IPA(key): /ˈpɹæktɪkəl/
- Hyphenation: prac‧ti‧cal
practical (plural practicals)
- (Britain) A part of an exam or series of exams in which the candidate has to demonstrate their practical ability
- (theater) A prop that has some degree of functionality, rather than being a mere imitation.
practical (comparative more practical, superlative most practical)
- Based on practice or action rather than theory or hypothesis
- Being likely to be effective and applicable to a real situation; able to be put to use
- Of a person, having skills or knowledge that are practical
- (theater, not comparable) Of a prop: having some degree of functionality, rather than being a mere imitation.
- (based on practice or action): theoretical
- (likely to be effective and applicable to a real situation): impractical
- (of a person): impractical
- practical in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
- practical in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.