noun see die-hard

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • die-hardism — die hard·ism …   English syllables

  • die-hardism — See die hard. * * * …   Universalium

  • die-hardism — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The quality or state of being stubbornly inflexible: grimness, implacability, implacableness, incompliance, incompliancy, inexorability, inexorableness, inflexibility, inflexibleness, intransigence, intransigency,… …   English dictionary for students

  • die-hardism — “+ˌizəm noun ( s) : the principles or attitudes of a political diehard …   Useful english dictionary

  • die-hard|ism — «DY HAHR dihz uhm», noun. the principles or spirit of a die hard: »In the case of Ezra Pound, American die hardism and nonconformity were pushed to tragic limits (London Times Literary Supplement) …   Useful english dictionary

  • die-hard — die hardism, n. /duy hahrd /, n. 1. a person who vigorously maintains or defends a seemingly hopeless position, outdated attitude, lost cause, or the like. adj. 2. resisting vigorously and stubbornly to the last; stubborn. Also, diehard. [1835… …   Universalium

  • die-hard — adjective Date: 1922 strongly or fanatically determined or devoted < die hard fans >; especially strongly resisting change < a die hard conservative > • diehard noun • die hardism noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • monarchism — Synonyms and related words: Bourbonism, Nazism, Toryism, backwardness, centralism, collectivism, communism, conservatism, conservativeness, constitutionalism, democratism, die hardism, extreme right, extreme right wing, extreme rightism, fascism …   Moby Thesaurus

  • reaction — Synonyms and related words: Bourbonism, Toryism, acknowledgment, action and reaction, aeromotor, affect, affection, answer, answering, antagonism, antipathy, antiphon, assumption, attitude, back answer, back talk, backchat, backlash, backset,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • reactionism — Synonyms and related words: Bourbonism, Toryism, backwardness, conservatism, conservativeness, die hardism, extreme right, extreme right wing, extreme rightism, know nothingism, laissez faireism, monarchism, old school tie, radical rightism,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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