m (-es/-as) adamant [L]

Old to modern English dictionary. 2013.

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  • adamant — {{11}}adamant (adj.) late 14c., hard, unbreakable, from ADAMANT (Cf. adamant) (n.). Figurative sense of unshakeable first recorded 1670s. Related: Adamantly; adamance. {{12}}adamant (n.) mid 14c., from O.Fr. adamant and directly from L. adamantem …   Etymology dictionary

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