Synonym of unreasonable

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Lacking sense or sound reasoning
fallacious illogical inconsequential invalid irrational unreasoning illegitimate inconsequent nonrational unsound weak arbitrary bad-tempered capricious contradictory erratic far-fetched foolish incoherent incongruous inconsistent loose mad perverse quirky reasonless silly stroppy stupid thoughtless unreasoned vacant wrong ill-tempered all wet off the wall full of hot air senseless absurd nonsensical unwise ridiculous idiotic preposterous brainless fatuous injudicious witless crazy imprudent wacky daft ludicrous inane mindless insane nutty asinine unintelligent half-witted laughable ill-considered imbecilic ill-advised harebrained half-baked loony kooky irresponsible pointless zany dippy foolhardy dotty lunatic risible hare-brained daffy implausible simpleminded groundless crackpot wild moronic incautious indiscreet rash whacky cockeyed cuckoo fanciful inept reckless sappy untenable barmy bizarre unfounded balmy cockamamie dumb looney fantastic lunkheaded jerky featherheaded bubbleheaded kookie farcical short-sighted tomfool crackbrained weak-minded dopey screwball dim-witted outrageous baseless unscientific unthinking impractical unjustifiable faulty unsupported cockamamy impolitic damfool incredible thickheaded fantastical unreal unbelievable fool flawed sophistic specious strange doltish impracticable birdbrained screwy goofy meaningless puerile comical unthinkable derisory ill-conceived frivolous pathetic superficial unjustified unworkable incorrect unsubstantiated pea-brained spurious lamebrained wooden-headed erroneous dim unwarranted off-the-wall derisible false gormless shocking obtuse glaikit monstrous scatterbrained chowderheaded dotish loopy grotesque astonishing unsubstantial inappropriate flimsy derisive ill-founded cock-eyed potty naive simple vacuous off beam misguided way out flighty feebleminded lamebrain impossible full of holes softheaded unconvincing weird shaky random ill-judged careless foundationless defective batty queer tenuous odd discretionary inconceivable subjective unrealistic optional personal giddy without foundation thick without basis heedless supercilious offhand approximate wayward unaccountable imbecile unearthly ungrounded hasty negligent indefensible improvident idiotical contemptible whimsical extraordinary abnormal brain-dead feather-brained self-contradictory infantile peculiar quixotic unsustainable eccentric demented casual inadequate freaky trivial insupportable poor clueless extravagant unusual casuistic madcap ignorant hollow feeble hilarious slapdash trifling dense funny inadvisable aberrant halfwitted surreal paltry scatty nonvalid dull unlikely stray outlandish unbacked controvertible slow unsmart chuckleheaded dunderheaded pinheaded wrongly inferred boneheaded not making sense immature knuckleheaded slang wishful nerdy impulsive dorky dopy unpersuasive assailable weakly unconsidered futile fruitless thick-witted featherbrained slow-witted empty-headed willful judgemental self-contradicting counterintuitive judgmental unsafe unpractical unarguable undefendable refutable unsatisfactory inadmissible idiotish squirrelly ill-thought-out extreme smoothbrained unpardonable unwarrantable inexcusable unforgivable incomprehensible excessive insensate stolid oafish transparent insufficient bad risky childish unacceptable very stupid exorbitant mercurial tearaway bonehead opaque wrongly deduced foolheaded cretinous muttonheaded untrue wackadoodle bewildering nonconformist crazy-ass mystifying unique freakish baffling wackadoo phenomenal puzzling airheaded flakey unstable distraught raving disconnected delirious disjointed extremely foolish stupidly irresponsible vapid not well thought out divvy far-out outré dreamlike offbeat rum remarkable funky weirdo soft inaccurate shallow dappy blockheaded flaky soft in the head too much dof unconfirmed without justification inexpiable uncorroborated smooth-brained lame taking the cake unreliable spaced-out off-kilter doolally gonzo horrendous ungodly unholy questionable wacko beyond all reason bird-brained out of all reason dull-witted simple-minded out to lunch fat-headed dubious suspect out of the question untruthful off inexact out off your head off your trolley God-awful fallible off the air up the pole bogus off target dodgy iffy lacking substance unheard of improbable illegal romantic wide of the mark non-viable starry-eyed unfeasible ironic not working idealistic amusing humorous utopian visionary unworldly theoretical perfectionist delusory misplaced minor petty minute unimportant negligible light insignificant small shoestring inconsiderable chance irritating out of the ordinary rich annoying entertaining priceless droll diverting gone nonrealistic reachy ivory-tower floating haphazard hit-or-miss regardless unmindful mistaken misconceived deluded misled a laugh a joke a bit much side-splitting remiss tactless neglectful unpredictable motiveless unmotivated not applicable not sensible blue sky OTT a bit thick over the top inattentive irreflective disinformed errant deceived off course inexpedient confused labouring under a delusion bum-steer bearded faked-out led up the garden path uncalled for erring stonewalled straying desultory aimless scattered catch-as-catch-can helter-skelter wanton slipshod inadvertent undiscerning unreflective precipitate unobservant unheeding on cloud nine discretional indiscriminate wilful uninformed inconclusive unconcerned ditsy indifferent sophistical deaf apathetic undiplomatic blind listless unproved absent-minded irrelevant unconnected irreconcilable beyond belief hot-headed not following beyond the bounds of possibility

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Not supported or proven by evidence
unsubstantiated groundless unfounded unsupported baseless unwarranted foundationless invalid nonvalid unproven uncorroborated questionable spurious unverified unconfirmed unsound unjustified ill-founded conjectural without basis unreliable speculative without foundation flimsy untested unattested false unjustifiable idle vain tenuous specious misguided erroneous fallacious gratuitous bottomless not backed up by evidence disputable debatable arguable fabricated unestablished dubious untrustworthy weak dodgy iffy controversial dubitable untrue misinformed uncalled-for doubtful undependable uncertain ungrounded illogical suppositious suppositive open to question fishy trumped-up trumped up open to doubt nonsupported reasonless untenable without substantiation without merit untruthful mendacious unreal off-base misleading deceptive controvertible doubtable contentious borderline empty unprovoked moot equivocal issuable unauthorized negotiable open to debate open to suspicion queer problematical subject to debate shaky shady unclear problematic in doubt chimerical irrational illusory imaginary not backed up uncalled for causeless without justification without cause unauthorised without reason without explanation assumed presumed not validated suspect nebulous suspicious indefinite hard to believe unsettled unsure chancy undecided contestable unconvincing up in the air ambiguous indeterminate mootable indecisive unresolved open vague unlikely disputed fallible in dispute inaccurate touch and go wrong puzzling inconclusive risky pseudo betwixt and between bone of contention the jury's out up for discussion at issue contested between sixes and sevens between rock and hard place open to discussion in question implausible insecure unpredictable fake undetermined dicey theoretical enigmatic rocky disreputable improbable academic unknown suppositional incorrect mistaken defective exceptionable clouded cryptic contended unapt suspected tentative supposed vexed flakey unstable flaky sham under suspicion putative hypothetical wide of the mark off-target notional not kosher far-fetched academical theoretic postulated conditional presupposed in the balance tricky insubstantial unsafe marginal sketchy unsubstantial paradoxical negligible fragile challenging precarious unclassifiable unspecific insignificant hazy ambivalent obscure inexplicit enigmatical unintelligible muddy clear as dishwater tenebrous opaque fictitious mythical pending legendary unauthenticated odd peripheral frontier bordering unconcluded not reliable not dependable sub judice perplexing riddling inexact up for grabs far from certain in limbo confused uncanonical funny shonky not yet established a live issue on ice a moot point a controversial subject potentially dangerous ridiculous thin incredible thick potentially false unbelievable yet to be decided at risk made-up a matter of opinion not quite right on the back burner imagined invented allonymous ungenuine counterfeit fictional conjectured apocryphal erratic hesitant capricious whimsical fluctuant incalculable concocted conjecturable refutable provisory guessed made up presumptive casual assumptive stochastic proposed pretending contingent disputatious divisive delicate sensitive difficult polemical emotive provocative tendentious polemic in lap of gods in the lap of the gods awkward debateable debated hot under discussion notorious hot-button heated falsified abstract inferred surmised postulational ideational guesstimated figured reputed guessing surmising based on guesswork on a hunch on a long shot

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Unfair and excessive
excessive absurd exorbitant preposterous extravagant immoderate steep undue extortionate extreme senseless unacceptable unwarranted illogical inordinate irrational ludicrous nonsensical outrageous unconscionable unfair unnecessary disproportionate intolerable unjust unjustified far-fetched OTT uncalled-for absonant arbitrary far-out imbalanced improper intemperate overkill overmuch peremptory posh pricey stiff too-too unjustifiable unlawful unprovoked unrightful unwarrantable wrongful uncalled for over the top too great too much way out out of bounds up to here out of all proportion costing an arm and a leg sky-high lavish towering plethoric insane a bit much high overextravagant indefensible overweening needless exaggerated fancy devilish overdue superfluous expensive gratuitous unmeasurable inexcusable baroque unmerciful overpriced dizzying unrestrained prohibitive enormous criminal over the odds profligate wanton inflated wrong inappropriate unpardonable unforgivable prodigal over-the-top severe undeserved unmerited dear overindulgent uncurbed self-indulgent punitive unsuitable ridiculous imprudent stratospheric overboard groundless overabundant out of order unseemly uncontrolled beyond the pale not on costly unrestricted unbridled unbalanced reprehensible profuse huge O.T.T. blameworthy insupportable wild heavy irregular unbounded dissipated without justification without cause without reason high-priced harsh superabundant inexpiable redundant monumental boundless super limitless too many surplus austere drastic egregious disgraceful gross regrettable unworthy draconian incredible objectionable deplorable reckless scandalous unlimited off unyielding monstrous excessively high wasteful grandiose substantial swingeing silly massive ungrounded big indulgent unaffordable premium a bit thick giant recrementitious supernatural extra more epic fantastic unreal out of line out of proportion precious fanciful unequal unbending iniquitous censurable culpable remiss illegal strict unbecoming violent shocking offensive inconceivable ruinous not cricket ill-advised great penal large exceptionable dissipative debauched incommensurate ambitious fulsome over the fence punishing unhampered unchecked non-essential demanding audacious bold overinflated wicked uninhibited rampant supererogatory tough vast over pricy bottomless unrelenting unmitigated highway robbery indiscriminate increased priceless out of control serious immense not in proportion to out of proportion to prodigious not the done thing zealous unusual overgenerous high-cost impossible costing a bomb relatively too small for relatively too large for tremendous impressive costing the earth humongous astronomical whopping spendy big-ticket high-end valuable ballsy de trop in excess abounding indiscreet below the belt not done overblown over the limit overripe elevated distasteful incorrect out of turn very great untempered troublesome inflexible diabolical stringent illicit going too far burdensome illegitimate upmarket unneeded thick ruthless tyrannical merciless effusive gushy unreserved gushing cruel savage very expensive fancy-pants not quite the thing very too a lot passionate uncontrollable authoritarian crippling crushing exceeding inept untimely underhanded unapt unfitting forbidden indecorous sinister inapt ill-timed unseasonable uncivilised unthinkable appalling sneaky conscienceless knavish barbarous uncivilized ungodly horrifying unholy very high raw dissolute unhindered tempestuous abandoned runaway extremely high immoral unethical copious significant criticizable unpermissible blamable rude impermissible untenable impolite unallowable hardhanded exacting farcical ungovernable incontinent not required fantastical implausible outlandish unbelievable top considerable voluminous ample unsatisfactory undesirable insufferable out radical inadequate insufficient outré foolish felonious lawless greedy inessential daylight robbery a rip-off crazy bizarre unfounded causeless out of sight over one's head dishonest evil dishonorable uneconomical unduly expensive an arm and leg sizable extraordinary abundant sizeable iron-fisted iron-handed heavy-handed dishonourable avoidable baseless a bit off dire raised unreasoning dispensable brutish nonessential unessential careless substantive desperate uncompromising stern improvident forceful momentous far-reaching boosted infinite immeasurable stupendous astronomic not quite the done thing ostentatious imposing inequitable incommensurable preventing prohibiting forbidding limiting rigid sharp remorseless exceptional consequential mega mighty unfettered mammoth thumping monster extensive mountainous gargantuan colossal gigantic unsupportable assumed not necessary reasonless heightened above average escalated handsome abnormal healthy jacked up intensified major fanatical rigorous immodest downright unconventional flagrant uncommon thorough absolute remarkable oppressive ferocious disproportionate to super-duper fabulous utter sheer uneven out of the question elaborate magnificent lordly commanding beyond your means financial means conditional showy out-and-out not appropriate for not proportional lacking parity at odds with out of keeping with imperious challenging decadent riotous invaluable hard difficult grand adventurous heroic opulent highly priced luxurious lofty inconsistent unsymmetrical overbalanced asymmetric disparate lopsided top-heavy nonsymmetrical daring unrealistic formidable cherished prizable inestimable splendid prized choice treasured irreplaceable valued treasurable onerous exigent improbable brash idealistic unfeasible herculean worth a king's ransom of inestimable worth pretentious of incalculable value of immeasurable worth of incalculable worth of immeasurable value beyond price worth its weight in gold ultraexpensive without price of inestimable value high-ticket killer unlikely aggressive large-scale difficult to achieve not appropriate to not commensurate with excess Homeric titanic supernumerary spare magnific striking jumbo majestic hulking elephantine hefty resplendent Brobdingnagian bumper oversized heroical outsized princely king-size king-sized surplus to requirements king size tall dramatic imperial ginormous almighty fine regal rash stately glorious baronial additional proud excellent marvellous terrific spectacular sublime oversize expansive superb outsize supersized walloping stunning arresting heedless staggering pharaonic supersize cyclopean bulky royal marvelous exquisite awe-inspiring beautiful wondrous statuesque kingly sumptuous out of hand splendorous amazing sightly strong remaining supreme impetuous expendable useless free unwanted august superior noble stellar leftover transcendent unrequired wide surpassing residuary gigantesque epidemic widespread unconstrained broad pandemic raging rife pleonastic humungous superfluent rampaging exuberant pervasive devil-may-care leviathan overflowing unasked mondo eye-catching full-size cumbersome cosmic overgrown turbulent proliferating generous whacking ponderous good-size good-sized tidy galactic cosmical megalithic sensational licentious thumping great swanky stirring awesome palatine gorgeous super colossal largish divine goodly whopping great queenly elegant spreading like wildfire celestial splendiferous palatial heavenly a whale of a biggish on the rampage whacking great ominous Himalayan solemn sweeping very profitable high-dollar value grandiloquent long Miltonian marked blown up out of all proportion soaring unused unproductive disposable left over waste to spare high-flown bombastic high-sounding distinguished impulsive capricious cavalier ritzy extraneous on your hands multistorey sky-scraping meaty plentiful liberal good plenteous measurable respectable pronounced full bounteous fat bountiful hulky appreciable grievous rough unwieldy outstanding paramount altitudinous bitter brutal rugged grim portly powerful venerable spacious man-size Bunyanesque swelled great big socking great roomy of considerable size deep fair-sized comprehensive husky capacious family-sized family-size brobdingnagian whopper commodious man-sized dirty great massy thundering fair-size economy-size life-size economy-sized mastodonic murderous trying excruciating searing rank dominant tumultuous high-dollar egotistic vehement prevalent hardheaded pitiless intractable relentless headstrong inhuman inexorable airy preeminent spiring aerial unmatchable ultimate towery skyscraping unconfined luxuriant volatile theatrical overdone unshackled untrammelled spreading clamorous blustering unruly boisterous exceeding bounds rambling fecund predominant threatening multiplying flourishing growing furious robust intense undisciplined unimpeded natural unsuppressed overambitious high-falutin' high-flying on a grand scale irrepressible unbound loose unquenchable unstoppable footloose uncontainable dignified unrepressed profound admirable spontaneous frank flamboyant candid impertinent blunt ungoverned saturnalian impotent plenary open untrammeled honourable honorable illustrious carefree astonishing phenomenal fast-paced wonderful eminent gallant oceanic weighty mass notable prominent inspiring startling arrestive fascinating electrifying dazzling solid vasty self-gratifying salacious worthy planetary behemothic behemoth heavyweight blimp supererogative mahoosive cumbrous titan special dreamy out of this world confounding perfect fast irresponsible frivolous foolhardy shameless giant-sized larger-than-life jumbo-sized giant-size extremely large extremely big very big Herculean extra-large barn door Cyclopean very large super-colossal renowned authoritative exciting temerarious daredevil slack gadabout louche fast and loose carnal corrupt first-class first-rate more than one can afford more than can be afforded

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Pertaining to sophists
sophistic illogical unsound false spurious unfounded incorrect irrational erroneous untrue misleading deceptive specious delusive delusory invalid sophistical mistaken ungrounded beguiling deceiving deluding mad unreasoned fictitious illusory off phoney phony reasonless fishy fraudulent unreal way off wrong fallacious faulty untenable absurd baseless weak preposterous groundless unreasoning nonrational illegitimate inconsequent inconsequential nonsensical inaccurate flawed casuistic senseless implausible unsubstantiated bogus unscientific hollow unsupported ill-founded off beam full of holes deceitful foolish crazy silly unjustifiable inexact idiotic inconsistent contradictory unjustified foundationless iffy dodgy ludicrous stupid ridiculous insane without basis without foundation daft barmy nutty wacky incongruous unsubstantial way out capricious erratic unconvincing defective shaky tenuous unreliable inadequate unwarranted counterintuitive flimsy questionable suspect dubious untruthful out nonvalid fallible off target wrongly inferred unbacked unwise unthinking unsustainable wide of the mark illegal not working injudicious laughable arbitrary wild plausible imprecise misinformed flakey kooky loony off-the-wall raving freaky mindless cockamamie aberrant disconnected distraught brainless demented unstable incoherent delirious disjointed misguided credible presumptive likely captious colorable vain nugatory probable apparent sophisticated sham insincere ostensible empty presumable seeming flattering ostentatious pretentious meretricious idle fabricated distorted unproven flaky dicey uncorroborated made up trumped up seemingly correct apparently right plausible but wrong way off beam meaningless inconclusive impossible imbecilic inane unproved irrelevant unconnected screwy beyond belief fatuous irreconcilable perverse cockeyed self-contradictory not following off the wall not making sense beyond the bounds of possibility imaginary fake chimerical invented fanciful in error counterfactual illusive fantastic fictional concocted pseudo hallucinatory visionary chimeric ideal fictive imagined counterfeit mock phantasmal dreamlike off-beam off-target improper whimsical suppositious mythical apocryphal amiss fabulous semblant trumped-up awry falsified imperfect phantasmagoric blue-sky not accurate not exact off-base off base dishonest abroad fantastical forged truthless notional misrepresentative phantasmic pretend askew gratuitous bottomless economical with the truth make-believe illusionary ambiguous feigned artificial simulated contrived fancied factitious untested unverified unconfirmed unattested colored lying ersatz mythic coloured conjectural phantasmagorical bad phantom impaired cooked-up speculative faked fantasied inappropriate untrustworthy imaginal mendacious confused uncalled-for unfit mythological adrift astray sick erring not true wide all wet off the mark way off-beam made-up not backed up by evidence deluded surreal nightmarish psychedelic dissembling misconceived phantasmagorial kaleidoscopic Kafkaesque phantasmagorian bizarre insubstantial quixotic fakey impostrous unfitting indefinite unprovoked terminologically inexact wrong-headed unfactual nonfactual wanting contrary to fact unauthorized glib not trustworthy without substantiation without merit not the case delusional confusing cheating cunning devious faithless pretending non-existent phantasm evasive uncalled for not backed up causeless fluffed unfaithful careless pretended misfigured goofed misconstrued mishandled miscalculated without justification without reason without cause unauthorised disingenuous tricky Barmecidal supposititious Barmecide float discrepant garbled wrong number all off doubtful without explanation casuistical not precise at fault way-out way-off not right wrongly identified off track labouring under a misapprehension in the wrong wide of mark barking up wrong tree barking up the wrong tree unstraightforward undependable out of commission out of line imitation on the wrong track chancy risky rocky disreputable doesn't wash blue sky pipe dream equivocal uncertain manufactured unauthentic bewildering distracting perplexing mistakable demagogic catchy confounding puzzling plastic put-on snide mechanical assumed queer affected strained unnatural forced not genuine inauthentic untoward unsuitable cod adulterine open to question open to doubt framed ungenuine dummy bent bum pirate substitute rotten unsatisfactory inept inapposite unhappy unapt indecorous infelicitous malapropos graceless inapt unbecoming unseemly crooked unfair foul unlawful haywire glitched up out of order debased rank unretentive adulterated lemon frail malformed injured tainted blamable broken-down warped lame marred botched blemished incomplete insufficient cracked leaky deficient maimed below par

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Unable to be achieved or realized
unrealizable unattainable impossible unfeasible unachievable unobtainable unworkable insolvable hopeless insuperable inconceivable impracticable inaccessible unsolvable undoable insurmountable unimaginable unthinkable impractical insoluble absurd preposterous futile infeasible useless impassable impervious inexecutable irrealizable beyond cureless irreparable uncorrectable unrecoverable visionary no-go no-way hundred-to-one hardly possible no-win too much way out contrary to reason not a prayer out of the question unviable non-viable implausible illogical unusable far-fetched idealistic unrealistic unpractical outlandish irrational outrageous wild ludicrous crazy improbable not on quixotic utopian unwinnable unreachable fanciful romantic unconscionable shocking vain forlorn incredible highly undesirable not to be considered risible irresoluble irresolvable paradoxical farcical laughable ridiculous unbelievable beyond you not to be thought of not worth considering like herding cats beyond one not possible hare-brained beyond the bounds of possibility unserviceable ill-considered inoperable foolish silly cock-eyed ill-thought-out nonpractical half-baked crackpot nonviable chimerical inept otherworldly ivory-tower won't fly nonfunctional clueless unwise unreal abstract speculative theoretical inefficacious incompetent inapplicable no go unbusinesslike invincible unconquerable overwhelming pointless indomitable impregnable bulletproof unstoppable unbeatable invulnerable unsuitable unassailable challenging undefeatable bootless inconvenient beyond hope not having a prayer with no chance of success not feasible incomprehensible highly unlikely unacceptable unfathomable impenetrable inscrutable inextricable difficult inexplicable unknowable unexcogitable uncompleteable unaccomplishable unmanageable unexecuteable unfulfillable beyond the realm of reason not doable awkward desperate despairing despondent purposeless not remotely possible imprudent nugatory unsuccessful failed unavailing ungettable impossible to carry out unavailable unapproachable inapproachable untouchable elusive parlous bad threatening unpromising sinister menacing beyond reach not at hand unmasterable ineluctable forget it no way

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Refusing to obey authority
stubborn recalcitrant difficult insubordinate rebellious defiant uncooperative contumacious disobedient obstinate pervicacious undisciplined wayward incompliant noncompliant stroppy bolshie obstreperous restive froward rebel resistant balky obdurate wilful headstrong refractory undisciplinable recusant unmanageable renitent uncontrollable intractable unaccommodating unwilling willful obstinately disobedient self-willed tiresome troublesome perverse uncompromising tough fussy trying overbearing unamenable demanding strict inflexible critical disobliging unbending fractious hardheaded cantankerous querulous stiff perfectionist tyrannical obstructive cussed hard to please dictatorial pigheaded negative unflinching importunate thrawn hard-line contrarious contrary ornery hypercritical bull-headed bloody-minded hard to satisfy over-particular clamorous judgmental rigorous disapproving awkward insistent overexacting hard imperious cavilling harsh nagging stringent exigent unhelpful firm sticklerish faultfinding overscrupulous quibbling disparaging needy censuring possessive cavillous unsparing hairsplitting caviling vexatious annoying mulish capricious demeaning carping censorious serious cynical untoward ungovernable unruly contrariant nonconforming adverse dissident discordant arsey nonconformist disagreeing antagonistic paradoxical hostile fault-finding over-rigorous over-strict over-censorious high-maintenance over-exacting antipathetic converse inimical wrongheaded dissentient cross-grained pig-headed unrelenting grim picky boorish rigid hard-nosed argumentative fastidious finicky pitiless dissatisfied bearish opinionated inexorable irascible resolute immovable oafish discontented grumbly irritable set in one's ways testy choosy snappy temperamental irritating impolite unyielding uptight quarrelsome strong-minded single-minded rude stiff-necked steadfast dogmatic intransigent indomitable wrong-headed opinionative sour pertinacious oppressive overcritical prickly crabby finical huffy vexed unpredictable hard to handle invidious fiendish delicate captious sensitive ill-natured crotchety uppity touchy disputatious chippy feisty particular disputative ungracious

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Not bendable
unbendable unyielding unbending inflexible rigid firm uncompromising obdurate intransigent dogged implacable perverse headstrong willful unrelenting mulish pertinacious adamant opinionated inexorable relentless determined bullheaded hardheaded pigheaded adamantine fixed steadfast intractable refractory recalcitrant contumacious uncompliant unshakable incompliant remorseless balky unmanageable cussed tenacious persistent persevering cantankerous rebellious insubordinate untoward iron brassbound tough grim ornery mule stiff-necked self-willed single-minded die-hard set in one's ways stubborn wilful obstinate cross-grained bull-headed contrary immovable froward inconvincible hardened ossified pat difficult bolshie hard wrong-headed bloody-minded hard-nosed self-opinionated defiant uncooperative stroppy contrarious strong-minded dead set on stubborn as a mule pig-headed deaf to reason noncompliant non-compliant obstreperous stiff unflinching resolved unmalleable unpersuadable steely unshakeable unalterable dogmatic indomitable heady opinionative unmoved unbreakable indurate restive convinced strong-willed with one's toes dug in locked in with one's feet dug in iron-willed resolute unwavering strict unswerving staunch unappeasable harsh indefatigable insistent hard-line unswayable rigorous stern unfaltering tireless assiduous hardline unsparing unflagging set diehard bound set in stone severe stringent stalwart unadaptable steady merciless purposeful pitiless ruthless decided sedulous importunate dyed-in-the-wool dead set bound and determined hard and fast unmovable standing one's ground hanging tough dour draconian cruel unstoppable exacting untiring intent stable unforgiving undeviating cast-iron iron-fisted rock-ribbed unchangeable rugged hard as nails hard-core not giving an inch brick-wall standing pat unremitting formidable inalterable hidebound oppressive game stiffened resistant blinkered unaccommodating authoritarian immutable renitent forbidding disciplinary illiberal awkward picky uptight immalleable durable set in your ways unvacillating unchanging fast unhesitating stout diligent patient puritanical invariable do or die crisp hold the line hold one's ground sticking to one's guns dug in stony hold the fort unflexible doctrinaire thick-skinned sturdy hardy toughened enduring solid unimpressible unpermissive stuffy unrepentant hardhearted bullhead tough nut to crack cold fish proof against persuasion uncompassionate unemotional impertinent mean unmollifiable unplacatable inescapable iron-handed unpacifiable persisting perseverant in for long haul like bad penny sticky no-nonsense heavy-handed ineluctable necessary ironclad mean business no going back hell bent on like death and taxes immobile compulsory unabated mortal hard-headed pounding settled definite whole-hearted assertive true emphatic constant in earnest committed determinate decisive dominant certain prevailing sure unshaken inexpugnable unqualified seasoned domineering stand pat hell-bent on going do-or-die hell-bent upon bent on bent upon hang tough through-and-through explicit bent consistent positive hard-and-fast never-failing strong categorical

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Requiring more effort than could be reasonably expected or asked for
tall demanding difficult exacting hard tough agonising agonizing bruising brutal challenging daunting excessive exorbitant grueling gruelling harsh intense mighty punishing rigorous rough tedious tortuous torturous troublesome weighty ambitious arduous backbreaking back-breaking bothersome colossal crushing excruciating extreme fierce forbidding formidable grievous grim immoderate impossible laborious oppressive ponderous severe strenuous stressful thorny trying unfair crippling galling harrowing hellish herculean merciless onerous steep taxing unsparing uphill wearisome wearying exhausting fatiguing imperious prohibitive stringent testing titanic toilsome effortful heavy hellacious killer moiling murderous rugged stiff sweaty Augean pick-and-shovel burdensome tiring killing Herculean knackering labored laboured grinding exigent operose no picnic wearing painful relentless persnickety tiresome hairy vigorous sapping unbearable toilful energy-consuming debilitating unremitting painstaking draining mean intolerable wicked tough going irksome boring enervating murder unforgiving serious cumbersome staggering uncomfortable upstream intimidating unpleasant gargantuan distressing unyielding jarring solemn distressful worksome slavish difficile shattering backbreaker depleting really hard very hard prodigious searching overwhelming Sisyphean monumental dour withering unrelaxing unrelenting hefty mammoth strained dogged austere slow despotic domineering no piece of cake wretched racking chastening spartan hypercritical thorough precise critical careful nit-picking protracted lengthy hardworking very difficult exerting knotty large order heavy sledding by the book pressing dicey awful hazardous easier said than done nerve-racking high-impact torturesome unendurable hard-won drudgy immense vicious marathon cruel troubling unnerving high-pressure problem ominous insufferable sticky tormenting not easy like getting blood out of a stone ferocious almighty gigantic savage scabrous problematic uphill battle discomforting tricky time-consuming vexatious worrying exasperating traumatic worrisome vexing awkward disturbing frustrating inconvenient enervative upsetting aggravating hectic maddening pressured fraught strict terrible annoying inhuman superincumbent disagreeable pesky bitter hardhanded searing pestilent irritating bad nagging weary infuriating bold niggling nasty energetic impressive aggressive plaguy pestiferous pestilential punitive troublous rowdy carking prostrating embittering hostile grave tense grandiose daring perturbing anxious drastic draconian dreadful harassing unsettling extravagant lofty rankling concerning intractable ungovernable objectionable drudging repressive infernal irking agitating busy elaborate inexorable headache abrasive riling ugly unmanageable chafing nettling nettlesome peeving incommodious confounded undisciplined disorderly unjust recalcitrant large-scale wayward discouraging puzzling unruly rebarbative cussed pesty plaguey a stinker of a anxiety-ridden physical powerful stretching huge responsible thoroughgoing massive uncharitable unkind fiendishly difficult tremendously difficult very challenging major overtaxing overpowering plodding a nuisance tight an imposition overburdening high forceful heroic courageous grating provoking displeasing shocking repugnant swingeing sky-high inflated extortionate enraging lamentable deplorable unwelcome antagonizing harrying afflicting disappointing ghastly foul horrible rotten horrid vile audacious iniquitous inordinate outrageous teasing festering antipathetic appalling atrocious frightful horrendous abominable tyrannical industrious unsatisfying unattractive antagonising dictatorial unrealistic grand intrepid autocratic offensive enough to try the patience of a saint enough to drive you up the wall undemocratic grotty pretentious visionary frantic chaotic improbable ballsy brash idealistic unfeasible insupportable perverse complex complicated tyrannous fanciful unreal magnificent active eventful frenzied frenetic lively authoritarian iron-fisted lousy beastly improper unlikely overbearing pitiless ruthless coercive anti-democratic disquieting discomposing mystifying high-handed overweening peremptory from hell unacceptable egregious importunate turbulent restless far-fetched disheartening gloomy sombre dispiriting ironhanded rough going dismal depressive bleak heavy-handed somber depressing confining difficult to achieve infestive dangerous alarming damaging messy flustering animated madhouse tireless full tumultuous riotous furious bustling wild problematical bewildering intricate incomprehensible convoluted perplexing baffling confounding beyond bearing not to be borne full on spirited action-packed bumpy raucous a bummer of a disobedient rebellious dysfunctional defiant delinquent socially impaired belligerent willful self-willed naughty badly behaved uncooperative impudent erratic errant hot-tempered disturbed disruptive badly-behaved misbehaving whiny roguish sullen cantankerous undisciplinable loudmouthed contumacious ill-behaved bellicose incorrigible insolent maladjusted rude confrontational combative argumentative malicious ill-disciplined mischievous truculent pugnacious unrestrainable uncontrollable stubborn scrappy uncompliant rascally insubordinate uncontainable peevish devilish petulant indocile

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Of a punch, landing illegally, below the opponent's waist
below the belt unacceptable uncalled for unfair unjustifiable unjustified unsatisfactory immoral inequitable off treacherous unethical unnecessary unprincipled unwarranted dirty dishonest dishonorable dishonourable low-down not on out of turn sneaky two-faced underhand underhanded unjust unscrupulous unsporting a bit much cowardly foul not cricket unsportsmanlike a bit thick out of order over the fence excessive illegal nasty crooked shady fraudulent against the rules base corrupt mean despicable vile contemptible nefarious sordid detestable low ignominious execrable shameful disreputable ignoble illicit illegitimate abject wretched unlawful rotten off-color currish shabby scurvy cheating low-minded snide paltry evil wrong wicked sinful iniquitous vicious bad wrongful ungodly monstrous sacrilegious unholy profane abominable blasphemous hateful irreligious impious heinous unrighteous impure erring fallen villainous odious reprehensible horrible murderous dark offensive black diabolic godless diabolical fiendish atrocious barbarous notorious depraved disgraceful dissolute reprobate degenerate infamous perverted criminal shocking outrageous uncharitable unbecoming sullied undignified tainted lawless roguish bent egregious scandalous beastly scoundrelly stinking abhorrent rascally malfeasant warped peccable flagitious cruel dastardly unworthy obscene morally wrong degraded inelegant black-hearted menial servile lamentable caitiff disgusting deceitful crafty cheap squalid double-dealing beggarly ungentlemanly cunning devious sly wily deplorable lousy ratty shifty slick deceiving guileful shrewd ill-gotten unpleasant scheming grubby conniving scabby designing scummy Machiavellian scungy sneaking deceptive unsportsmanly sorry knavish calculating sleazy Janus-faced worthless lame

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That cannot be conceived
unconceivable incredible unbelievable implausible inconceivable unthinkable unimaginable fantastic improbable fantastical unconvincing incredulous uncompelling impossible doubtful dubious weak fishy suspect thin flimsy unsubstantial reachy farfetched obscure problematic puzzling shaky full of it too much won't wash far out full of holes won't hold water for the birds unlikely preposterous absurd questionable far-fetched illogical ridiculous debatable unrealistic fanciful not likely cock-and-bull tall unplausible hard to believe cock and bull hard to swallow exceptional unique singular not on highly unlikely incogitable beyond belief rare unusual insupportable outlandish unordinary uncommon unheard of extraordinary beyond possibility out of the question beyond the bounds of possibility tenuous untenable vague flawed irrational unpersuasive faulty nonsensical poor unsatisfactory inadequate inconclusive unsubstantiated unsound contradictory feeble nebulous ludicrous lame spurious incongruous hollow unsustainable invalid sketchy unsupportable specious irreconcilable senseless indefensible false groundless nonrational vain pathetic unfounded airy unreasoned inconsequent illegitimate inconsequential unreasoning fatuous nutty unimpressive wacky fallacious slight off the wall self-contradictory strange amazing mind-boggling bizarre astonishing staggering peculiar mind-blowing astounding unexpected scarcely credible odd surprising unheard-of phenomenal weird remarkable out of the ordinary queer unimagined incomprehensible unwonted unprecedented difficult to believe curious unreal atypical abnormal overwhelming anomalous aberrant prodigious uncustomary eye-popping breathtaking extravagant insane crazy outrageous special mad uncanny notable unfamiliar laboured labored noteworthy unapt especial undreamed of striking whimsical unforeseen unaccustomed cockamamie oddball unanticipated stunning freakish exceeding aberrated freak baffling beyond the realm of reason hard to take extraordinaire preternatural freaky off-the-wall unknowable ineffable unspeakable wild insupposable untold unutterable eccentric impracticable phony fabulous unacceptable unthought of phoney sublime strained undreamed-of uncertain contrived stupendous outstanding extreme not in the least likely elaborate remote funny artificial sensational tremendous grandiose miraculous exaggerated foolish comical spectacular offbeat unnatural zany forced shocking original out-of-the-way wondrous iffy unexampled befuddling wonderful amazeballs mystifying outré incomparable awful portentous eye-opening conspicuous hare-brained seldom scarce make-believe jaw-dropping flustering dumfounding out of sight unannounced jarring jolting confounding indescribable distinctive superior inapprehensible unparalleled incoherent imcomprehensible sick dope overdone hokey marked particular extremely implausible extremely unlikely extremely doubtful not understandable signal significant inconsistent excellent fabricated stupefying flabbergasting blindsiding beyond reason won't fly extremely difficult to believe harebrained reaching infeasible beyond wildest dreams irregular deviant slim hundred-to-one flakey kooky scatterbrained flaky cockeyed lamebrained screwy inimitable bewildering devastating dumbfounding unconventional off-centre distorted ill beyond your wildest dreams trifling unsettling unnerving awe-inspiring startling dramatic novel new unknown infrequent not to be thought of untypical perplexing unaccountable mysterious not feasible caricatural slim and none not expected outside chance transparent shallow ineffectual ponderous dubitable doubtable divergent distinct daggy wacko momentous unworkable not worth considering unattainable unachievable very good avant-garde out there breaking new ground loner cool unforgettable eye-catching arresting undecided unconfirmed equivocal speculative unsettled unsure past belief open to doubt out of the common out of the way way out something else better than expected out of the blue from left field fresh offensive undiscovered hopeless unrealizable beyond one unobtainable unsuitable serious unco half-baked not convincing on thin ice touch-and-go long shot fat chance unsung unremarked disgraceful ground-breaking unregarded heavy flash gnarly forby uncredible eerie quaint off beaten path never to be forgotten out of this world awesome legendary marvellous marvelous immense rings phony little-known unrenowned nameless disconcerting spooky rad not able to hold water little known never before encountered top drawer beyond one's wildest dreams out-of-this-world muddling discomfiting nonplussing shattering nonplusing confusing dismaying upsetting not remotely possible imaginary illusory erratic misleading romantic capricious ambitious visionary illusive barmy suppositious different potty daft hallucinatory scanty subtile subtle sparse preeminent magnificent scattered standout rarefied towering occasional few and far between attenuate short light attenuated isolated deficient recherche unfrequent few sporadic semioccasional limited cock-eyed

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Having no meaning or purpose
senseless pointless worthless useless futile meaningless insignificant valueless trivial fruitless purposeless unproductive unimportant empty unavailing irrelevant unprofitable aimless vain hollow idle purportless hopeless needless footling mindless wasted unmeaning unsound in vain to no purpose without rhyme or reason unnecessary trifling vacuous goalless thoughtless nonsensical designless otiose indiscriminate vapid witless frivolous irrational wanton illogical feckless motiveless brainless random inutile desultory inane unhelpful unpurposed haphazard undirected drifting profitless wanky barren ridiculous floundering uncalled-for uncalled for hit-or-miss good-for-nothing wishy-washy inconsequential ineffective redundant directionless nugatory gratuitous ineffectual superfluous wandering bootless objectless casual of no use groundless stupid fatuous vacant insubstantial dispensable unwarranted inessential expendable nonessential unsuccessful abortive unwanted unrequired unneeded adrift unessential non-essential paltry peripheral silly absurd flat puerile foolish unrewarding insipid undesired empty-headed excessive inefficacious flighty chaffy blind null incidental uncritical avoidable causeless careless extraneous junky no-good extrinsic impotent petty optional unmerited cosmetic not required not needed to no avail automatic oblivious objectiveless unprovoked unguided without direction nothing unasked insane negligible throwaway nongermane surplus too much supererogatory miserable thankless no use baseless de trop rudderless exorbitant superficial dull unsalable not pertinent rambling unfounded surplus to requirements additional boring to no effect unsatisfactory erratic shallow minor lightweight stale uninspiring niggling flippant of no avail lacking foundation without grounds not serious without foundation of no earthly use dry uninteresting unreal vagrant capricious lost heedless cheap banal tedious arid commonplace time-wasting without depth dead unsubstantial lacklustre dreary monotonous drab sterile unstimulating prosaic lifeless humdrum driftless unfruitful unprolific unfilled clear daft lackluster of no value idiotic unintelligent asinine imbecilic cretinous ludicrous risible moronic unsystematic unthinking confused undiscriminating goofy unselective unmethodical damfool dim divvy childish gormless infantile half-baked laughable dumb unconsidered crass immature harebrained dof weak innocuous glaikit sappy chaotic scattershot devoid of intelligence undiscerning undifferentiating arbitrary unplanned hit or miss higgledy-piggledy disposable fortuitous noncompulsory prodigal accidental undesirable chance no need beside the point

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Compulsively motivated
pathological compulsive obsessive chronic irrational persistent habitual inveterate clinical confirmed illogical hardened extreme neurotic pathologic uncontrolled unreasoning incorrigible dyed-in-the-wool incurable established obsessional addicted bred-in-the-bone hooked irredeemable hopeless long-standing regular ingrained addictive dependent uncontrollable constant frequent incessant recurrent hard-core by habit obstinate ineradicable deep-dyed seasoned committed long-established unreformable unashamed shameless unrepentant utter thoroughgoing thorough complete congenital deep-rooted deep-seated fixed settled rooted lifelong enduring inborn inbred entrenched lasting abiding ceaseless ever-present continuing continuous continual perennial unyielding stubborn accustomed recurring impenitent deep diehard firm intrenched lingering unshakeable unapologetic through and through unabating routine long-lived usual tenacious unmitigated set protracted dedicated devoted loyal staunch faithful steadfast habituated unwavering true longtime uncompromising long-lasting die-hard well established card-carrying well-established long-l persisting reprobate unregenerate obdurate prolonged long-drawn-out driven slow dragging irresistible impulsive remaining absolute out-and-out spun-out sustained drawn-out haunting prevalent unswerving full-bore true blue unfaltering besetting through-and-through right-down arrant infixed unchangeable full-fledged instilled deep-down genuine intractable mad keen fundamental profound basic to the core keen as mustard out and out deeply ingrained irreformable built-in secure irremovable inbuilt radical irrecoverable unredeemable irretrievable unrecoverable unreformed uncontrite irremediable inherent subconscious innate longstanding bad beyond redemption useless impossible recidivous abandoned uncorrectable beastly irreparable beyond hope loser wicked deep down lodged in one's brain deeply felt devout resolute ardent proved fervent earnest vehement immutable stalwart indelible wholehearted fiery torrid unshakable fanatical intransigent supreme zealous inexorable definite explicit staid inured sicker bona fide hard-line firmly established deep-set all-consuming red-hot hard-shell

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Behaving irrationally due to anxiety or mental illness
demented crazy mad crazed deranged unbalanced unhinged daft disturbed unstable maniacal psychotic sectionable wacky delirious frenzied loopy manic psychopathic confused dippy distraught doolally eccentric hysterical idiotic insane irrational lunatic neurotic odd schitzy schizoid silly touched batty bizarre cuckoo dotty gaga loco loony mental nutty psycho rabid raving screwy uncontrolled unglued wacko whacko whacky balmy bonkers brainsick buggy bughouse certifiable crackbrained cracked crackers crackpot cranky daffy frantic fruity haywire kookie kooky looney maniac meshugge moonstruck peculiar psychopathological queer schizophrenic stupid unsound bananas barmy bedlam bemused bushed derailed disordered foolish gonzo moonstricken nuts nutso oddball paranoid potty scatty senseless sociopathic unsettled wild barking berserk dazed demoniac distracted dreamy fatuous meshuga nutsy off preposterous raging sick slang squirrelly wrong wud yarra bats porangi raving mad barking mad mentally ill off-the-wall as mad as a hatter flipped out not quite right in the head not the full shilling off one's gourd off one's head off the wall up the pole around the bend as daft as a brush away with the fairies flipped-out in a daze manic-depressive not all there not right upstairs nutty as a fruitcake off one's rocker off the deep end of unsound mind out of one's gourd out of one's mind out of one's tree out there round the twist sick in the head stark mad stark raving mad stark staring mad as mad as a March hare crazy as a loon foaming at the mouth in another world in the ozone looney tunes loony tunes mad as a hatter mentally deranged non compos not of sound mind one card shy of a full deck out to lunch round the bend with a screw loose a few cards shy of a full deck mad as a March hare non compos mentis not right in the head not together one sandwich short of a picnic over the edge a few sandwiches short of a picnic deprived of one's wits having a screw loose having bats in the belfry severely mentally ill having kangaroos in the top paddock off one's nut off one's trolley feverish incoherent babbling violent fierce furious frenetic ferocious swivel-eyed restless flipped aberrant deviant bewildered lightheaded hot disarranged light-headed fevered rambling deviate wandering hallucinating hallucinatory out of one's skull out of one's head shook up unscrewed unzipped troubled erratic agitated distressed discombobulated thrown at sea rattled overwrought schizo fraught freaked out upset beside oneself muddled panic-stricken mixed up out of control worked up in a tizzy addled fuddled fazed mixed-up flustered nonplussed worried zany flakey befuddled disoriented flaky screwball disorientated hectic excited angry corybantic weird wired zonkers hyper weirded out at wits' end spazzed out keyed up hot under the collar in a stew wigged out hot and bothered dizzy desperate muzzy confounded perplexed dopey off the air all at sea berko pixillated slaphappy pixilated spacey addlepated shell-shocked punchy zonked-out muddleheaded spaced-out punch-drunk spacy zonked dopy anxious distrait hysteric bamboozled flummoxed perturbed shaken gone shook discomposed floored spaced out fouled up in a state beside yourself not with it at the end of your tether screwed up a bit lacking kinky freaky unnerved paranoiac paranoic ape maddened schizzo daft as a brush nobody home unwise outlandish off your trolley off your chump off the rails unrealistic dingy not in one's right mind off the chain chaotic panicky panic-struck disorganized topsy-turvy uptight faulty tangled shambolic stupefied undone last-minute het up wound up wonky nonfunctional broken in a flap having kittens in a tizz addle woolly spaced stunned befogged woozy raddled fogged bedeviled in a flat spin at your wits' end in a cold sweat disorganised amok orderless amiss defective messy not functioning properly out of order slap-happy wooly bedevilled addlebrained in pieces in a mess out of commission on the blink out of whack on the fritz up the spout out of it balled up ruffled annoyed flurried discountenanced discomfited in botheration abashed disconcerted psyched-out caught off balance out of countenance shook-up taken aback thrown off balance messed-up mystified baffled stumped madding lost stuck clueless bollixed mazed wildered gravelled foggy at a loss puzzled in a fog mind-blown graveled without a clue at a complete loss doubtful devastated senile overcome worked-up shattered absent-minded out-of-joint wrought-up verklempt bothered harassed pained tormented concerned in a panic like a chicken with its head cut off very upset out of your mind with Alzheimer's disease glassy-eyed shot to pieces addle-brained muddle-headed not knowing if one is coming or going

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Exercising power in a cruel or arbitrary way
tyrannical dictatorial autocratic authoritarian despotic oppressive absolute domineering overbearing tyrannous arbitrary cruel imperious repressive severe unjust fascistic high-handed totalitarian anti-democratic autocratical brutal dominating harsh illiberal inhuman peremptory ruthless undemocratic authoritative bossy bullying coercive czarist iron-fisted iron-handed magisterial masterful monocratic strict tsarist Neronian overweening demanding heavy-handed ironhanded mean tough tyrannic draconian autarchic arrogant dogmatic lordly rigid merciless commanding autarchical haughty inflexible unyielding hard pushy high and mighty doctrinaire officious pitiless absolutistic imperative absolutist unbending stern pompous assertive imperial rough cocky willful wilful callous grim rigorous austere intolerant unlimited hardhanded relentless summary exacting stiff proud superior self-important uncompromising murderous presumptuous supercilious one-party uppity egotistic unmerciful unfeeling forceful unkind heavy firm all-powerful insensitive stiff-necked fascist unsparing onerous pontifical controlling unforgiving disciplinarian unsympathetic hard-hearted supreme punitive uncharitable monarchical disdainful insistent suppressive drastic cavalier lofty unrestrained savage insolent high-and-mighty sniffy pretentious dominant pushful excessive stringent downright heartless overwhelming burdensome imposing unrelenting trying excruciating grievous bitter rugged searing crushing unaccountable power-crazy megalomaniac obstinate fierce unfair obdurate troubling depressing uncontrolled hardhearted overpowering powerful dystopian unrestricted narrow opinionated condescending subjugating regnant bullish autonomous omnipotent swingeing aloof narrow-minded sovereign contemptuous full confident overconfident unconditional hifalutin highfalutin emphatic forbidding cocksure huffish self-asserting high-hat toploftical uppish assumptive huffy bumptious self-assertive chesty important toplofty presuming preeminent power-hungry inhumane abusive total sadistic inexorable snooty swaggering scornful inconsiderate inclement small-minded extreme ramrod stuck-up prejudiced bigoted flinty barbarous dictative egotistical categorical unpitying definite dour flat-out straight out unquestionable unequivocal cold-hearted hard-boiled stony-hearted implacable compassionless desensitized cold-blooded stonyhearted stoney affectless take-no-prisoners ironhearted greedy hard-nosed hardened no-nonsense remorseless browbeating desensitised determined bullheaded intemperate unconstitutional single-party self-willed self-assured dogmatical pushing driving czarlike monolithic Stalinist exorbitant constraining prohibiting restrictive exploitive governing stifling clamorous crack-the-whip self-confident masterly assured strong-willed inordinate communist totalistic throwing one's weight about tactless decisive intense cold compulsatory obligatory mandatory required compulsory extortionate outrageous aggressive throwing weight around no joke very severe thoughtless conceited audacious boastful in driver's seat on high horse crack the whip punishing inept undiplomatic bungling brusque sure of oneself hostile gruff ironfisted overstrict OTT abrupt brisk throwing one's weight around no ifs ands or buts penal positive enforceable traditional customary conventional binding limiting classical smug adamant over the top unchallengeable self-opinionated entrenched opinionative opinioned vain bragging sky-high compelling undeniable decided fixed certain finished legislating sanctioned didactic preceptive normative accepted prescribed pigheaded fanatical one-sided tenacious stubborn wrong-headed formal vainglorious hardheaded solid single-minded intractable resolved hard-line dogged hard-core steadfast dire resolute ascetical immovable by the book dyed-in-the-wool mulish ossified formidable ascetic unflinching pressing astringent disciplinary grave overproud prescriptive self-aggrandizing puffed up stuck up loudmouth high smart-alecky know-it-all puffed-up lording it violent tormenting maleficent brutish wolfish truculent torturous barbaric preponderant snotty ascendant prevalent stuffy patronizing snobbish disheartening gloomy discouraging weighty sombre dispiriting worrying troublesome stressful backbreaking hefty dismal depressive superincumbent bleak distressing exigent somber taxing confining headache rough going toffee-nosed hoity-toity prideful refined critical thick-skinned indurate soulless case-hardened pachydermatous insensate stony slash-and-burn uncompassionate marble-hearted honourable honorable patronising gracious grandiose bloody sanguinary sour with a heart of stone avaricious unregenerate unrepenting indefatigable vindictive uncontrite hard-bitten hard-shell reactionary ultimate complete hidebound categoric superlative utmost predominant unqualified outright unbounded fundamentalist selfish unenlightened puritanical ungenerous sordid conservative tight unbound infinite peerless unmitigated pre-eminent unreserved wholesale boundless unsurpassed unconstrained matchless utter parsimonious stingy alt-right tightfisted miserly close-fisted out-and-out no holds barred all out without limit biased partial antiliberal proscriptive grudging myopic penny-pinching difficult arduous gruelling strenuous challenging laborious grueling tiring exhausting wearisome uphill toilsome wearing back-breaking testing harrowing intolerable fatiguing draining serious sapping wearying irksome tedious tiresome vexatious painful hellish herculean unbearable killer unpleasant bothersome grinding effortful moiling agonizing tortuous killing crippling galling</