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adamant

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Adjective, Noun
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ad=a=mant
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CIDE DICTIONARY

adamantn. [OE. adamaunt, adamant, diamond, magnet, OF. adamant, L. adamas, adamantis, the hardest metal, fr. Gr. 'ada`mas, -antos; 'a priv. + dama^,n to tame, subdue. In OE., from confusion with L. adamare to love, be attached to, the word meant also magnet, as in OF. and LL. See Diamond, Tame.].
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
    "Opposed the rocky orb
    Of tenfold adamant, his ample shield.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  Lodestone; magnet.  Bacon.  [1913 Webster]
    "As true to thee as steel to adamant."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

adamant, adj. & n.
--adj. stubbornly resolute; resistant to persuasion.
--n. archaic diamond or other hard substance.

Derivative
adamance n. adamantine adj. adamantly adv.
Etymology
OF adamaunt f. L adamas adamant- untameable f. Gk (as A-(1), damao to tame)

DEVIL DICTIONARY

adamant

n. A mineral frequently found beneath a corset. Soluble in solicitate of gold.

THESAURUS

adamant

adamantine, at a standstill, cast-iron, dour, firm, flintlike, flinty, frozen, granitelike, granitic, grim, hard, hard-core, immobile, immotile, immotive, immovable, immutable, implacable, impliable, inductile, inelastic, inexorable, inextensible, inextensile, inextensional, inflexible, intractable, intractile, intransigent, iron, irreconcilable, irremovable, irresilient, lithic, marblelike, nonelastic, nonstretchable, obdurate, pat, petrified, petrogenic, relentless, rigid, rigorous, rock, rock-ribbed, slaty, standpat, stationary, steely, stern, stiff, stone, stubborn, unaffected, unalterable, unbending, unchangeable, uncompromising, unextendible, unextensible, unflexible, ungiving, unlimber, unmalleable, unmovable, unmoved, unmoving, unpliable, unpliant, unrelenting, unswayable, untractable, unyielding

ROGET THESAURUS

adamant

Strength

N strength, power, energy, vigor, force, main force, physical force, brute force, spring, elasticity, tone, tension, tonicity, stoutness, lustihood, stamina, nerve, muscle, sinew, thews and sinews, physique, pith, pithiness, virtility, vitality, athletics, athleticism, gymnastics, feats of strength, adamant, steel, iron, oak, heart of oak, iron grip, grit, bone, athlete, gymnast, acrobat, superman, Atlas, Hercules, Antaeus, Samson, Cyclops, Goliath, tower of strength, giant refreshed, strengthening, invigoration, refreshment, refocillation, dynamics, statics, strong, mighty, vigorous, forcible, hard, adamantine, stout, robust, sturdy, hardy, powerful, potent, puissant, valid, resistless, irresistible, invincible, proof against, impregnable, unconquerable, indomitable, dominating, inextinguishable, unquenchable, incontestable, more than a match for, overpowering, overwhelming, all powerful, all sufficient, sovereign, able-bodied, athletic, Herculean, Cyclopean, Atlantean, muscular, brawny, wiry, well-knit, broad-shouldered, sinewy, strapping, stalwart, gigantic, manly, man-like, manful, masculine, male, virile, unweakened, unallayed, unwithered, unshaken, unworn, unexhausted, in full force, in full swing, in the plenitude of power, stubborn, thick-ribbed, made of iron, deep-rooted, strong as a lion, strong as a horse, strong as an ox, strong as brandy, sound as a roach, in fine feather, in high feather, built like a brick shithouse, like a giant refreshed, strongly, by force, by main force, our withers are unwrung, Blut und Eisen, coelitus mihi vires, du fort au diable, en habiles gens, ex vi termini, flecti non frangi, he that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves an, inflexible in faith invincible in arms.

Hardness

N hardness, rigidity, renitence, renitency, inflexibility, temper, callosity, durity, induration, petrifaction, lapidification, lapidescence, vitrification, ossification, crystallization, stone, pebble, flint, marble, rock, fossil, crag, crystal, quartz, granite, adamant, bone, cartilage, hardware, heart of oak, block, board, deal board, iron, steel, cast iron, decarbonized iron, wrought iron, nail, brick, concrete, cement, hard, rigid, stubborn, stiff, firm, starch, starched, stark, unbending, unlimber, unyielding, inflexible, tense, indurate, indurated, gritty, proof, adamant, adamantine, adamantean, concrete, stony, granitic, calculous, lithic, vitreous, horny, corneous, bony, osseous, ossific, cartilaginous, hard as a rock, stiff as buckram, stiff as a poker, stiff as starch, stiff as as board, hardness, rigidity, renitence, renitency, inflexibility, temper, callosity, durity, induration, petrifaction, lapidification, lapidescence, vitrification, ossification, crystallization, stone, pebble, flint, marble, rock, fossil, crag, crystal, quartz, granite, adamant, bone, cartilage, hardware, heart of oak, block, board, deal board, iron, steel, cast iron, decarbonized iron, wrought iron, nail, brick, concrete, cement, hard, rigid, stubborn, stiff, firm, starch, starched, stark, unbending, unlimber, unyielding, inflexible, tense, indurate, indurated, gritty, proof, adamant, adamantine, adamantean, concrete, stony, granitic, calculous, lithic, vitreous, horny, corneous, bony, osseous, ossific, cartilaginous, hard as a rock, stiff as buckram, stiff as a poker, stiff as starch, stiff as as board.


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