Adamant - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈædəmənt|  American pronunciation of the word adamant
Brit.  |ˈadəm(ə)nt|  British pronunciation of the word adamant

noun

- very hard native crystalline carbon valued as a gem (syn: diamond)

adjective

- impervious to pleas, persuasion, requests, reason(syn: adamantine, inexorable, intransigent)

Examples

We've tried to talk him into coming with us, but he's adamant about staying here.

...remained adamant about getting the actor's autograph even after he had disappeared backstage...

She begged me to change my mind, but I remained adamant.

Michael Jackson is adamant that he will not tour this year.

Britain is adamantly opposed to the new directive.

he is adamant in his refusal to change his mind

The most adamant opposition to my argument is likely to come from protagonists of secular reason ...

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