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Princeton's WordNet

  1. judicious, wise, heady(adj)

    marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters

    "judicious use of one's money"; "a wise decision"

    Synonyms:
    impertinent, intoxicating, wise, knowing, smart, fresh, sassy, foolhardy, judicious, rash, reckless, saucy, wise(p), wise to(p), overbold, impudent

    Antonyms:
    imprudent, unexciting, timid

  2. heady, intoxicating(adj)

    extremely exciting as if by alcohol or a narcotic

    Synonyms:
    rash, intoxicant, wise, reckless, judicious, foolhardy, intoxicating

    Antonyms:
    unexciting, imprudent, timid

  3. foolhardy, heady, rash, reckless(adj)

    marked by defiant disregard for danger or consequences

    "foolhardy enough to try to seize the gun from the hijacker"; "became the fiercest and most reckless of partisans"-Macaulay; "a reckless driver"; "a rash attempt to climb Mount Everest"

    Synonyms:
    rash, wise, reckless, heedless, judicious, foolhardy, intoxicating

    Antonyms:
    timid, unexciting, imprudent

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. heady

    The headstrong person is not to be stopped in his own course of action, while the obstinate and stubborn is not to be driven to another's way. The headstrong act; the obstinate and stubborn may simply refuse to stir. The most amiable person may be obstinate on some one point; the stubborn person is for the most part habitually so; we speak of obstinate determination, stubborn resistance. Stubborn is the term most frequently applied to the lower animals and inanimate things. Refractory implies more activity of resistance; the stubborn horse balks; the refractory animal plunges, rears, and kicks; metals that resist ordinary processes of reduction are termed refractory. One is obdurate who adheres to his purpose in spite of appeals that would move any tender-hearted or right-minded person. Contumacious refers to a proud and insolent defiance of authority, as of the summons of a court. Pertinacious demand is contrasted with obstinate refusal. The unyielding conduct which we approve we call decided, firm, inflexible, resolute; that which we condemn we are apt to term headstrong, obstinate, stubborn. Compare PERVERSE.

    Synonyms:
    contumacious, decided, determined, dogged, firm, fixed, headstrong, immovable, indomitable, inflexible, intractable, mulish, obdurate, obstinate, opinionated, persistent, pertinacious, refractory, resolute, resolved, stubborn, unconquerable, unflinching, unyielding

    Antonyms:
    amenable, complaisant, compliant, docile, dutiful, gentle, irresolute, obedient, pliable, pliant, submissive, teachable, tractable, undecided, wavering, yielding

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. heady(a.)

    Synonyms:
    rash, impetuous, hasty, precipitate

  2. heady(a.)

    Synonyms:
    stubborn, HEADSTRONG

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  1. List of paraphrases for "heady":

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How to use heady in a sentence?

  1. Howard Keel:

    Success can be harder to take than failure in a lot of ways. It brings with it a responsibility. You have to learn that all the highs don't last forever. For every high, there's a corresponding low. It's why young kids often go to pieces. When they get so popular they can't go out of their hotel rooms, that's when they turn to drugs. Success can be very dangerous, very heady.

  2. Pete Buttigieg:

    It's heady, and it has happened very quickly.

  3. Colette:

    There are days when solitude, for someone my age, is a heady wine that intoxicates you with freedom, others when it is a bitter tonic, and still others when it is a poison that makes you beat your head against the wall.

  4. Alisa Wells:

    Now the real beginnings of the 'freedom' which we have discussed for many years--and a heady freedom it is, coming after so many years of reaching outward for it--to finally discover all I had to do was reach inward, and it was there waiting all the time for me

  5. Sidonie Gabrielle Colette:

    There are days when solitude is a heady wine that intoxicates you with freedom, others when it is a bitter tonic, and still others when it is a poison that makes you beat your head against the wall.


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