[ UK /ˈædəmənt/ ]
[ US /ˈædəmənt/ ]
[ US /ˈædəmənt/ ]
impervious to pleas, persuasion, requests, reason
an intransigent conservative opposed to every liberal tendency
Cynthia was inexorable; she would have none of him
he is adamant in his refusal to change his mind
- very hard native crystalline carbon valued as a gem
How To Use adamant In A Sentence
- He said he is adamant the waste from the sewage treatment plant situated on the Lea Road is not the cause of the alleged fish kills along the river.
- She begged me to change my mind, but I remained adamant .
- She's adamant that she'll begin an indefinite hunger strike once she reaches jail.
- The prime minister is adamant that he will not resign.
- They suffered years of guilt and dissimulation before they could announce their own agnosticism or adamant disbelief.
- He's so adamant that however hard I tried to persuade him to join us he did not change his mind.
- The stockpile has 40 million treatment courses of Tamiflu, 10 million courses of Relenza and nearly three million courses of an adamantane. In the War Against Flu's Mutants, a Big Ally Is Weakened
- Into the 1960 presidential election, Kissinger was among the adamant critics proclaiming that Eisenhower had neglectfully allowed a “missile gap” to develop with Moscow. Magic and Mayhem
- But religious right leaders had adamantly opposed him because of his views on abortion and affirmative action.
- Even when, later still, the general's eager hand, stretching forth for the dusky flagon (it was sacrilege to sweep away those insignia of age and respectability), managed to capsize the candelabrum and sent the fluid "adamantine" spattering a treasured table-cloth (how quick the dash of the young trooper's hand upon the flame -- and its extinction!), a gentle smile was the sole rebuke, followed by a "Thank you, Mr. Harris. Tonio, Son of the Sierras A Story of the Apache War