V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: very determined and not influenced by appeals to reconsider; set in one's opinion

Synonyms: insistent, firm, fixed, resolute, unbending

Antonyms: yielding

Tips: Adamant was originally derived from the Greek adamas, which literally means “unbreakable.” Think, firm, unbreakable opinion. The adverb adamantly refers to something done in a resolute or insistent manner.

Usage Examples:

The CEO is adamant about the company’s need to expand into global markets. (resolute)

He is adamantly opposed to any other options. (firmly, resolutely) adverb

He was adamant about taking the problem to court; there was no convincing him otherwise. (insistent, resolute)

I was adamant about finding the perfect dress for the party and refused to wear anything I already had in my closet. (unyielding, insistent)

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