adamant (n.)

  1. very hard native crystalline carbon valued as a gem

    [ Syn: diamond , diamond ]

    adamant (adj.)

  1. impervious to pleas, persuasion, requests, reason; he is adamant in his refusal to change his mind; Cynthia was inexorable; she would have none of him- W.Churchill; an intransigent conservative opposed to every liberal tendency

    [ Syn: adamantine , inexorable , intransigent ]

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