Synonyms for adamantine

Grammar : Adj
Spell : ad-uh-man-teen, -tin, -tahyn
Phonetic Transcription : ˌæd əˈmæn tin, -tɪn, -taɪn

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Définition of adamantine

Origin :
  • c.1200, from Latin adamantinus "hard as steel, inflexible," from Greek adamantinos, from adamas (see adamant (n.)).
  • adj stubborn
Example sentences :
  • He yielded not; adamantine to the seductive lure, he picked up his heels and ran.
  • Extract from : « The Black Bag » by Louis Joseph Vance
  • And what a triumph for a thief to capture an adamantine heart!
  • Extract from : « Penny of Top Hill Trail » by Belle Kanaris Maniates
  • Its strength we feel, its adamantine fidelity to the House of Ulysses.
  • Extract from : « Homer's Odyssey » by Denton J. Snider
  • To polish diamonds they make use of the powder of adamantine spar, or the corundum stone.
  • Extract from : « Travels in China, Containing Descriptions, Observations, and Comparisons, Made and Collected in the Course of a Short Residence at the Imperial Palace of Yuen-Min-Yuen, and on a Subsequent Journey through the Country from Pekin to Canton » by John Barrow
  • "Much better for him to sleep than to say good-by," said this adamantine woman.
  • Extract from : « Dodo's Daughter » by E. F. Benson
  • But one of the chaplains had adamantine ideas on theological subjects.
  • Extract from : « Trooper Bluegum at the Dardanelles » by Oliver Hogue
  • Has man an adamantine frame, that he should outlast the trees of the field?
  • Extract from : « A History of Chinese Literature » by Herbert A. Giles
  • Why are we bound, by the habits of society, as with an adamantine chain?
  • Extract from : « Memoirs of Emma Courtney » by Mary Hays
  • God's beneficent sovereignty was to him the adamantine foundation of the Gospel.
  • Extract from : « Fifty Notable Years » by John G. Adams
  • His distress would have moved an adamantine heart, and was not a thing to cavil at.
  • Extract from : « Jewel Mysteries » by Max Pemberton
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