One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
In a way that suggests one will not be persuaded to change one's mind; firmly and resolutely.‘the White House adamantly denied any involvement’‘she shook her head adamantly’
- ‘For two years, he has adamantly refused to make an apology.’
- ‘The opponents of the shogunate were adamantly opposed to the opening of Japan to foreigners.’
- ‘She adamantly refuses to leave behind the seventy people in her care.’
- ‘In the 1930s, he adamantly opposed relaxation of the laws.’
- ‘She adamantly insisted that she did nothing of the kind.’
- ‘He set out adamantly opposed to change, but then saw that the tide was for change on this issue.’
- ‘To my knowledge, they were the only people who were adamantly opposed to the legislation.’
- ‘I opted for dreads, but he adamantly refused.’
- ‘Certain prominent political economists adamantly opposed the single tax idea.’
- ‘Prominent firms adamantly resisted unionization, engendering the allegiances of workers through paternalistic benefit plans.’
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