diehard

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Etymology[edit]

From the idiom "to die hard".

Adjective[edit]

diehard (comparative more diehard, superlative most diehard)

  1. Unreasonably or stubbornly resisting change.
  2. Fanatically opposing progress or reform.
  3. Complete; having no opposite opinion of anything in a particular topic of one's values; thorough of in one's beliefs.
    For a Roman Catholic teacher, he sure is a diehard fundamentalist.

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Noun[edit]

diehard (plural diehards)

  1. A person with such an attitude.

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