What does the word headstrong mean?

Usage examples for headstrong

  1. At last Zdena perceives her headstrong cousin; he is going directly towards the dog. – 'O Thou, My Austria!' by Ossip Schubin
  2. " Character masterful, impetuous and headstrong"; and he decided that Napoleon should enter the Military School at Paris. – Boys' Book of Famous Soldiers by J. Walker McSpadden
  3. He was very strange in his ways- headstrong, terribly headstrong and passionate; but generous and affectionate in spite of his faults of temper. – The Frozen Deep by Wilkie Collins