Feb
24
2014

adamantine

Posted in Word of the Day by admin

aemaen tin [or] aemaen tihn

adjective
1. made of, resembling, or having the hardness of adamant*.
2. firmly decided or fixed; unyielding; adamant.
It was fruitless to plead with someone known for his adamantine will.

*adamant

ae də mənt

adjective
unlikely to change in response to any request or argument; firmly decided or fixed; unyielding.
He was adamant in his refusal to join any political party.

noun
1. a legendary stone of great hardness.
2. any extremely hard, unbreakable, or impenetrable substance.

 

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