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Definitions of adamant in various dictionaries:
noun - very hard native crystalline carbon valued as a gem
adj - impervious to pleas, persuasion, requests, reason
A stone once believed to be impenetrable in its hardness.
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|Possible Crossword Clues|
|Far from easygoing|
|Refusing to give|
|Possible Jeopardy Clues|
|Unyielding or inflexible|
|Unyielding in your opinion that the singer of "Goody Two Shoes" is the greatest singer ever|
|Possible Dictionary Clues|
|a legendary rock or mineral to which many properties were attributed, formerly associated with diamond or lodestone.|
|Refusing to be persuaded or to change one's mind.|
|A legendary rock or mineral to which many properties were attributed, formerly associated with diamond or lodestone.|
|very hard native crystalline carbon valued as a gem|
|not capable of being swayed or diverted from a course unsusceptible to persuasion|
|impossible to persuade, or unwilling to change an opinion or decision:|
|unwilling to be persuaded to change an opinion or decision:|
|Impervious to pleas, appeals, or reason stubbornly unyielding. See Synonyms at inflexible.|
|A stone once believed to be impenetrable in its hardness.|
|An extremely hard substance.|
* and similar words are used to refer to any especially hard substance, whether composed of diamond, some other gemstone, or some type of metal. Both adamant and diamond derive from the Greek word , (adamas, adamantos), meaning "untameable". Adamantite and adamantium (a metallic name derived from the Neo-Latin ending -ium) are also common variants.
* Adamantine has, throughout ancient history, referred to anything that was made of a very hard material. Virgil describes Tartarus as having a screeching gate protected by columns of solid adamantine (Aeneid book VI). Later, by the Middle Ages, the term came to refer to diamond, as it was the hardest material then known.
* It was in the Middle Ages, too, that adamantine hardness and the lodestone's magnetic properties became confused and combined, leading to an alternate definition in which "adamant" means magnet, falsely derived from the Latin adamare, which means to love or be attached to. Another connection was the belief that adam