Headstrong vs Temperamental - What's the difference?

headstrong | temperamental |


As adjectives the difference between headstrong and temperamental

is that headstrong is determined to do as one pleases, and not as others want while temperamental is (notcomp) of, related to, or caused by temperament.

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

    temperamental

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (notcomp) of, related to, or caused by temperament
  • subject to changing and unpredictable emotional states; moody, capricious; sometimes used figuratively to describe user-unfriendly or unstable machines or software that are either complicated and/or have poorly written instructions and are subsequently difficult to operate.
  • Derived terms

    * temperamentally