As adjectives the difference between pushy and headstrong
is that pushy
is aggressively ambitious; overly assertive, bold or determined while headstrong
is determined to do as one pleases, and not as others want.
Aggressively ambitious; overly assertive, bold or determined.
- Parents are ruining school sports days by being pushy and overbearing, a survey suggests. BBC
Determined to do as one pleases, and not as others want.
- He was in that headstrong teenage phase when he felt like he knew everything.
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