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Definition of the noun Adamancy

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noun - plural: adamancies

  1. The property of being adamant.

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Google previewImaginarium 4 (2016)

The Best Canadian Speculative Writing by Kelley Armstrong, Margaret Atwood, Courtney Bates-Hardy

Adamancy is a lie! A conspiracy concocted by Big Pharma and high-ranking members of international governments in concert with the logistical-industrial complex to make us all complicit in the torture and dismemberment of a living organism!

Google previewAnarchism is Not Enough (1928)

by Laura (Riding) Jackson, Lisa Samuels

The "Queen," whose imploring adamancy is a kind of noble caricature of Riding, sets aside orders of fascistic difference in favor of a total development of the logics of selves. The figure of the Christian publisher (sounding like Riding's view of ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis].

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

Saona, by the natives called Adamancy, once boasted a cacique, and subjects independent of Haiti, and was afterwards held by the Jesuits, who improved its soil, and had several settlements here. At present it lies neglected, except by a few ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (1996)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

temerity 9 assurance, brash- ness, cockiness, fortitude, impudence, insolence, insolency 10 brazenness, disrespect, robustness hardly ever 6 little, rarely, seldom 7 unoften 12 infrequently, unfrequently hardness 5 rigor 8 adamancy, ...

Google previewAn Encyclopedic Dictionary of Conflict and Conflict Resolution, 1945-1996 (1998)

by John E. Jessup

Truman's adamancy on the issue led to a refusal even to allow U.S.-built propellers used on British aircraft to be shipped to the French in Vietnam. However, in 1948, when the US policy of containment came into being, the policy was altered ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia (1829)

or Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, comprising a popular view of the present state of knowledge

Saona, by the natives called Adamancy, once boasted a cacique, and subjects independent of Haiti, and was afterwards held by the Jesuits, who improved its soil, and had several settlements here. At present it lies neglected, except by a few ...

Google previewThe Edinburgh Gazetteer, Or Geographical Dictionary ... (1822)

Accompanied by an Atlas

The chief produc- Saona, called by the natives Adamancy, tions are corn, hemp, vines, and various once boasted a cacique, and subjects inde- kinds of fruit. Iron, marble, alabaster, pendent of Haiti, and was afterwards held crystal, coal, and ...

Google previewThe Edinburgh gazetteer, or, Geographical dictionary (1822)

by Edinburgh gazetteer

Saooa, called by the natives Adamancy, once boasted a cacique, and subjects independent of Haiti, and was afterwards held in the right of the body of Jesuits, who improved its fertile soil, and had several set- dements and pasture lands upon ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of English (2010)

by Angus Stevenson

– derivatives adamance noun, adamancy noun, adamantly adverb. – origin Old English (as a ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, or, Universal dictionary of arts, sciences, and literature (1827)

Saona, called by the natives Adamancy, once boasted a cacique, and subjects independent of Haiti, and was afterwards held in the right of the body of Jesuits, who improved its fertile soil, and had several settlements and pasture lands upon it ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary (2004)

Eleventh Edition by Merriam-Webster

ADAMANCY ad- a-man-cy ...

Google previewConcise Oxford English Dictionary (2011)

Luxury Edition by Angus Stevenson, Maurice Waite

adamancy n. adamantly adv. — ORIGIN OE (as n.), from OFr. adamaunt, Via L. from Gk adamas, adamant, 'untameable, invincible' ( later used to denote the hardest metal or stone, hence diamond), from a* 'not' + ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis (1827)

by John Wilkes

Saona, called by the natives Adamancy, once boasted a' oacique, and subjects independent of Haiti, and was aiter-1 wards held in the right of the body' of Jesuits, who improved its fertile soil, and had several settlements and pasture lands ...

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Scrabble value of A1D2A1M3A1N1C3Y4

The value of this 8-letter word is 16 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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