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

Definition of adamance

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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, "Conservatives: Hurricane Heroism Disproves Racism," 8 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of adamance

1925, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for adamance

adam(ant) entry 1 + -ance

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The first known use of adamance was in 1925

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to move or proceed with twists and turns

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