Headstrong vs Reckless - What's the difference?

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As adjectives the difference between headstrong and reckless

is that headstrong is determined to do as one pleases, and not as others want while reckless is careless or heedless; headstrong or rash.

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

    * See also

    Derived terms

    * headstrongly * headstrongness

    reckless

    English

    Alternative forms

    * (l), (l) (obsolete)

    Adjective

    (en-adj)
  • Careless or heedless; headstrong or rash.
  • Indifferent to danger or the consequences.
  • Antonyms

    * (l)

    Derived terms

    * recklessness

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