ad·​a·​mance ˈa-də-mən(t)s How to pronounce adamance (audio)

Examples of adamance in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Their adamance is understandable. Jeremy Eichler,, 24 Sep. 2022 There is no evidence to support his fraud claims, despite his adamance on Twitter and in other statements. Deon J. Hampton, NBC News, 18 Jan. 2023 The World Cup is the most high-profile test of Qatari adamance. Clare Malone, The New Yorker, 20 Nov. 2022 But Limbaugh is the one exploiting hurricanes for political purposes, with his adamance that climate change isn’t behind these hurricanes. Graham Vyse, New Republic, 8 Sep. 2017

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Word History


adam(ant) entry 1 + -ance

First Known Use

1925, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of adamance was in 1925

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Cite this Entry

“Adamance.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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