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What does "Adamant" mean?

Definition

(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 (n.) Lodestone; magnet


Synonyms inexorable, intransigent, diamond, adamantine, inflexible


Example: "He is adamant in his refusal to change his mind"


Word Family adamantly