What is the meaning of adamant?


  • Very hard native crystalline carbon valued as a gem.


  • Impervious to pleas, persuasion, requests, reason.
    • usage: "he is adamant in his refusal to change his mind"; "Cynthia was inexorable; she would have none of him- W. Churchill; "an intransigent conservative opposed to every liberal tendency"
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