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Wordnet 3.0


1. unreasonably rigid in the face of argument or entreaty or attack;
[syn: hardheaded, mulish]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Mulish \Mul"ish\ (m[=u]l"[i^]sh), a. Like a mule; sullen; stubborn. -- Mul"ish*ly, adv. -- Mul"ish*ness, n. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

mulish adj 1: unreasonably rigid in the face of argument or entreaty or attack [syn: hardheaded, mulish]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

61 Moby Thesaurus words for "mulish": asinine, balking, balky, bigoted, bovid, bovine, bulldogged, bulletheaded, bullheaded, caprid, caprine, case-hardened, cowish, cowlike, deerlike, dogged, dogmatic, equestrian, equine, fanatic, fixed, goatish, goatlike, hardheaded, headstrong, hircine, hoggish, hoofed, horsy, intolerant, obstinate, opinionated, overzealous, ovine, persevering, pertinacious, perverse, piggish, pigheaded, refractory, restive, ruminant, self-willed, set, sheepish, sheeplike, stiff-necked, strong-willed, strongheaded, stubborn, sulky, sullen, swinish, tenacious, uncooperative, ungovernable, ungulate, unregenerate, unruly, willful, wrongheaded