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Adament vs. Adamant

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Which is correct: Adament or Adamant

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Adament

Misspelling of adamant.

Adamantadjective

(said of people and their conviction) Firm; unshakeable; unyielding; determined.

Adamantadjective

(of an object) very difficult to break, pierce, or cut.

Adamantnoun

An imaginary rock or mineral of impenetrable hardness; a name given to the diamond and other substances of extreme hardness.

Adamantnoun

An embodiment of impregnable hardness.

Adamantnoun

A magnet; a lodestone.

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Adamantnoun

A stone imagined by some to be of impenetrable hardness; a name given to the diamond and other substances of extreme hardness; but in modern mineralogy it has no technical signification. It is now a rhetorical or poetical name for the embodiment of impenetrable hardness.

‘Opposed the rocky orbOf tenfold adamant, his ample shield.’;

Adamantnoun

Lodestone; magnet.

‘As true to thee as steel to adamant.’;

Adamantnoun

very hard native crystalline carbon valued as a gem

Adamantadjective

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’; ‘an intransigent conservative opposed to every liberal tendancy’;

Adamantadjective

refusing to be persuaded or to change one's mind

‘he is adamant that he is not going to resign’;

Adamantnoun

a legendary rock or mineral to which many properties were attributed, formerly associated with diamond or lodestone.

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Adamant

Adamant in classical mythology is an archaic form of diamond. In fact, the English word diamond is ultimately derived from adamas, via Late Latin diamas and Old French diamant.

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