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adamant - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'adamant' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Adamant [ n.]
- A stone imagined by some to be of impenetrable hardness; a name given to the diamond and other substances of extreme hardness; but in modern mineralogy it has no technical signification. It is now a rhetorical or poetical name for the embodiment of impenetrable hardness.
- Lodestone; magnet.

Meaning of 'adamant' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . adamant [ s]
Meaning (1):
- impervious to pleas, persuasion, requests, reason
Example in sentence:
  • an intransigent conservative opposed to every liberal tendency;
  • Cynthia was inexorable; she would have none of him;
  • he is adamant in his refusal to change his mind