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Definition of Adamant


  1. 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.
  2. Lodestone; magnet.

Adamant Quotations

Einstein was adamant in rejecting all ideas of a personal god.
Richard Dawkins

I have to get a licence to drive a motorcycle to protect myself and the people around me. I am adamant there should be some sort of licensing required to have children.
Tim Allen

Just because an individual in his 30s hasn't found true love and, yes, there are opportunities to date but it also forces you to be more particular. In so many ways, you become more adamant about finding that right person and not allowing yourself to open up to just anybody.
Jeff Garcia

The evolution of social media into a robust mechanism for social transformation is already visible. Despite many adamant critics who insist that tools like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube are little more than faddish distractions useful only to exchange trivial information, these critics are being proven wrong time and again.
Simon Mainwaring

My father was adamant in his disapproval of my interest in show business.
Paul Lynde
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Adamant Translations

adamant in German is steinhart, unerbittlich
adamant in Latin is insuadibilis
adamant in Spanish is inexorable
adamant in Swedish is orubblig

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