Pronunciation: (ad'u-munt, -mant"), [key]
1. utterly unyielding in attitude or opinion in spite of all appeals, urgings, etc.
2. too hard to cut, break, or pierce.
1. any impenetrably or unyieldingly hard substance.
2. a legendary stone of impenetrable hardness, formerly sometimes identified with the diamond.
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