adamancy
adamancy adamancy n. 1. obstinacy.

Syn: obstinacy, obduracy, unyieldingness, adamance [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • adamancy — noun Etymology: 2adamant + cy Date: 1937 the quality or state of being adamant ; obstinacy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • adamancy — See adamant. * * * …   Universalium

  • adamancy — noun The property of being adamant …   Wiktionary

  • adamancy — ad·a·man·cy …   English syllables

  • adamancy — ˈadəmənsē noun ( es) Etymology: adamant (II) + cy : unyielding quality : condition or fact of being adamantine : stubbornness, obstinacy …   Useful english dictionary

  • adamant — adamancy /ad euh meuhn see/, adamance, n. adamantly, adv. /ad euh meuhnt, mant /, adj. 1. utterly unyielding in attitude or opinion in spite of all appeals, urgings, etc. 2. too hard to cut, break, or pierce. n. 3. any impenetrably or… …   Universalium

  • adamance — n. 1. same as {adamancy}. Syn: obstinacy, obduracy, unyieldingness, adamancy [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adamance — noun Date: 1954 adamancy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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