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English adjective: adamant

1. adamant impervious to pleas, persuasion, requests, reason

SamplesHe is adamant in his refusal to change his mind.
Cynthia was inexorable; she would have none of him.
An intransigent conservative opposed to every liberal tendency.

Synonymsadamantine, inexorable, intransigent



English noun: adamant

1. adamant (substance) very hard native crystalline carbon valued as a gem


Broader (hypernym)atomic number 6, C, carbon, transparent gem

Narrower (hyponym)black diamond, carbonado

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