adamant definition

  • adjective:
    • Impervious to pleas, appeals, or explanation; stubbornly unyielding. See Synonyms at rigid.
    • Firm; unshakeable; unyielding; determined.
    • impervious to pleas, persuasion, requests, reason
  • noun:
    • A stone as soon as believed to be impenetrable with its stiffness.
    • an incredibly difficult compound.
    • A rock or mineral held by some to be of impenetrable stiffness; a name directed at the diamond as well as other substances of extreme hardness.
    • An embodiment of impregnable stiffness.
    • A magnet; a lodestone.
    • A stone thought by some becoming of impenetrable stiffness; a name given to the diamond along with other substances of severe hardness; but in contemporary mineralogy it's no technical signification. It is now a rhetorical or poetical title for the embodiment of impenetrable stiffness.
    • Lodestone; magnet.
    • A name used with increased or less indefiniteness to numerous real or fictional metals or nutrients characterized by extreme stiffness: because the diamond
    • the all-natural opposite of the diamond
    • a lodestone or magnet, and
    • an anti-magnet.
    • as a whole, any substance of impenetrable or surpassing stiffness; what is impregnable to virtually any power.
    • quite difficult native crystalline carbon valued as a gem

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