Submissive and stubborn

adamant
(adj)
AD-ǝ-mǝnt
Meaning

inflexibly determined; absolutely determined; fiercely intent

1st Sample Sentence

I'm afraid my mother is adamant: she absolutely refuses to let me marry you.

Root

adamas adamantos (unbreakable, inflexible) (Greek)

Mnemonics

A+DAM+ant. A DAM IS GENERALLY INFLEXIBLE AND HARD so vehicles can pass through it. adam. adam Gillcrist (aus player). hitting every ball so "hard" making them to six. adam+ant. adam is comparing with the ant and saying he is hard and inflexible than the ant

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