Variant of adamant
- in ancient times, a hard stone or substance that was supposedly unbreakable
- Old Poet. unbreakable hardness
Origin: ME & OFr < L adamas (gen. adamantis), the hardest metal < Gr adamas (gen. adamantos) < a-, not + daman, to subdue: see tame
- too hard to be broken
- not giving in or relenting; unyielding
- adamantly adverb
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