Pushy vs Headstrong - What's the difference?

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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.

pushy

English

Adjective

(er)
  • Aggressively ambitious; overly assertive, bold or determined.
  • Parents are ruining school sports days by being pushy and overbearing, a survey suggests. BBC

    headstrong

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • 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.

    Synonyms

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    Derived terms

    * headstrongly * headstrongness