Definition for Adamant

adamant, n. [OFr adamaunt, invincible.] (webplay: small, stone).

  1. Ice; frost; frozen water crystals.
  2. Massive wall; hard impenetrable barrier; large solid stone mass.
  3. Hardened object; [fig.] a stiff heavy corpse; a body in rigor mortis.
  4. Harsh attitude; hard-hearted person; soul without feeling; spirit without sympathy; heart with no compassion; [possibly an adverb] harshly; adamantly; stubbornly.
  5. Diamond; a hard brilliant mineral; an extremely hard substance; [fig.] endurance; tenacity; strength.
  6. Resurrection; eternal matter; immortal existence; incorruptible body.

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