Synonyms for adamant

Grammar : Adj
Spell : ad-uh-muhnt, -mant
Phonetic Transcription : ˈæd ə mənt, -ˌmænt

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Définition of adamant

Origin :
  • late 14c., "hard, unbreakable," from adamant (n.). Figurative sense of "unshakeable" first recorded 1670s. Related: Adamantly; adamance.
  • adj unyielding
  • adj hard like rock
Example sentences :
  • Virtue is an adamant that is sacred and secure from all their efforts.
  • Extract from : « Imogen » by William Godwin
  • Imogen was deaf to their expostulations, and indurate and callous as adamant to their persuasions.
  • Extract from : « Imogen » by William Godwin
  • "Oh, do let's stay till it's all done," she urged, but Bruce and Elinor were adamant.
  • Extract from : « Miss Pat at School » by Pemberton Ginther
  • I begin to believe she is made of adamant instead of what other women are made of.
  • Extract from : « The Midnight Queen » by May Agnes Fleming
  • A firm tread had Mother Scoville, a light hand with pastry, and a will that was adamant.
  • Extract from : « Gigolo » by Edna Ferber
  • I am adamant, however, where cabbies and chauffeurs are concerned.
  • Extract from : « Molly Brown's Orchard Home » by Nell Speed
  • But in all the good things which he lacked, we were confirmed like adamant to defy him.
  • Extract from : « A Short History of England » by G. K. Chesterton
  • Peter Dawson was adamant, but he was a voice crying in the wilderness.
  • Extract from : « The Coffin Cure » by Alan Edward Nourse
  • This adamant stand should not have surprised the Secretary of Defense.
  • Extract from : « Integration of the Armed Forces, 1940-1965 » by Morris J. MacGregor, Jr.
  • Her father was adamant in his belief that "Jadoo" and nothing else accounted for her state.
  • Extract from : « Indian Conjuring » by L. H. Branson

Antonyms for adamant

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