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Meaning of ADAMANTINE

Pronunciation:  `adu'mantin

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  not capable of being swayed or diverted from a course; unsusceptible to persuasion; "he is adamant in his refusal to change his mind"; "Cynthia was inexorable; she would have none of him"- W.Churchill; "an intransigent conservative opposed to every liberal tendancy"
  2. [adj]  having the hardness of a diamond
  3. [adj]  consisting of or having the hardness of adamant
 

ADAMANTINE is a 10 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: adamant, hard, inexorable, inflexible, intransigent
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ad`a*man"tine\, a. [L. adamantinus, Gr. ?.]
1. Made of adamant, or having the qualities of adamant;
   incapable of being broken, dissolved, or penetrated; as,
   adamantine bonds or chains.

2. (Min.) Like the diamond in hardness or luster.

 

 

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