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Definition 1: very hard native crystalline carbon valued as a gem - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for adamant in the sense of this definition

(adamant is a kind of ...) an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds

(adamant is a kind of ...) a gemstone having the property of transmitting light without serious diffusion

(... is a kind of adamant ) an inferior dark diamond used in industry for drilling and polishing

Definition 2: impervious to pleas, persuasion, requests, reason - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where adamant or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he is adamant in his refusal to change his mind
  • Cynthia was inexorable; she would have none of him
  • an intransigent conservative opposed to every liberal tendency

Synonyms for adamant in the sense of this definition

(adamant is similar to ...) incapable of change

"a man of inflexible purpose"

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