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Meaning of FLINTY

Pronunciation:  'flintee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  having austere inflexibility; "a flinty manner"; "granitic morality"; "his unyielding mouth and glassy eyes"- Marchette Chute
  2. [adj]  showing unfeeling resistance to tender feelings; "the child's misery would move even the most obdurate heart"

FLINTY is a 6 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: granitic, hardhearted, heartless, inflexible, obdurate, stony, unyielding



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Flint"y\, a. [Compar. {Flintier}; superl. {Flintiest}.]
Consisting of, composed of, abounding in, or resembling,
flint; as, a flinty rock; flinty ground; a flinty heart.

{Flinty rock}, or {Flinty state}, a siliceous slate; --
   basanite is here included. See {Basanite}.

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