adamantine

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin adamantinus.

Adjective[edit]

adamantine (comparative more adamantine, superlative most adamantine)

  1. Made of adamant, or having the qualities of adamant; incapable of being broken, dissolved, or penetrated; as, adamantine bonds or chains.
    • 1667, John Milton, Paradise Lost, Book I:
      Him the Almighty Power
      Hurld headlong flaming from th' Ethereal Skie
      With hideous ruine and combustion down
      To bottomless perdition, there to dwell
      In Adamantine Chains and penal Fire,
      Who durst defie th' Omnipotent to Arms.
  2. Like the diamond in hardness or luster.

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French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

adamantine f

  1. feminine form of adamantin

Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

adamantine f

  1. Feminine plural form of adamantino

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

adamantine

  1. vocative masculine singular of adamantinus