HyperDic: adamant

English > 2 senses of the word adamant:
ADJECTIVEalladamant, adamantine, inexorable, intransigentimpervious to pleas, persuasion, requests, reason
NOUNsubstanceadamant, diamondvery hard native crystalline carbon valued as a gem
adamant > pronunciation
Soundsae'dahmahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > adamant: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningimpervious to pleas, persuasion, requests, reason.
Example"he is adamant in his refusal to change his mind"
Synonymsadamantine, inexorable, intransigent
Broaderinflexibleincapable of change
Spanishfirme, inexorable, inflexible, intransigente
Catalaninexorable, inflexible, intransigent
Nounsadamanceresoluteness by virtue of being unyielding and inflexible
Adverbsadamantlyinflexibly
English > adamant: 2 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningVery hard native crystalline carbon valued as a gem.
Synonymdiamond
Narrowercarbonado, black diamondAn inferior dark diamond used in industry for drilling and polishing
Broadercarbon, C, atomic number 6An abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms
transparent gemA gemstone having the property of transmitting light without serious diffusion
Spanishdiamante
Catalandiamant
Adjectivesadamantineconsisting of or having the hardness of adamant

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