Noun(1) very hard native crystalline carbon valued as a gem
Adjective(1) impervious to pleas, persuasion, requests, reason
(1) However, the spokesman was adamant that the nursery had not been forced out of the church hall by rent increases.(2) But he is adamant that there is not a word of truth in any of these stories, and that, for the time being at least, he is here to stay.(3) They were adamant that they would not allow the council to carry out work on the house nor the family to take up residence.(4) The biotech companies remain adamant that they will not foot the bill, and that it is a matter for insurance by farmers.(5) The port authority has been adamant that a split train unloading system was not an option.(6) Many of them, I am afraid, are simply adamant in their views and are not interested in the evidence.(7) College authorities are adamant that the issue has been dealt with.(8) The mast has been shown to adhere to safe radiation levels but Ryan is adamant that it gives him headaches and dizzy spells.(9) However, Maria is adamant that gender has never been an issue in her career.(10) At the time, they were adamant that women were queuing up for copies.(11) We tried to persuade them to let us show the film at Edinburgh, but Venice's new director was adamant that we couldn't.(12) The calls stopped abruptly that weekend, but Frisk is adamant that his decision is final.(13) Findlay is no less adamant when it comes to future funding for the company.(14) Andrew was adamant that his son would not suffer the horrors he had.(15) Sampson is adamant in her belief that language requirements for admission should be stricter.(16) He is adamant that he will never marry again and guards his new-found freedom fiercely.