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flinty definition

flinty


 
  Overview  of  adj  flinty 
 
  The  adj  flinty  has  2  senses  (no  senses  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  flinty,  obdurate,  stony  --  (showing  unfeeling  resistance  to  tender  feelings;  "the  child's  misery  would  move  even  the  most  obdurate  heart") 
  2.  flinty,  granitic,  unyielding  --  (having  austere  inflexibility;  "a  flinty  manner";  "granitic  morality";  "his  unyielding  mouth  and  glassy  eyes"-  Marchette  Chute) 
 
  Antonyms  of  adj  flinty 
 
  2  senses  of  flinty 
 
  Sense  1 
  flinty,  obdurate,  stony 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  hardhearted)  ->  softhearted,  soft-boiled 
 
  Sense  2 
  flinty,  granitic,  unyielding 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  inflexible)  ->  flexible 
 
  Similarity  of  adj  flinty 
 
  2  senses  of  flinty 
 
  Sense  1 
  flinty,  obdurate,  stony 
  =>  hardhearted  (vs.  softhearted),  heartless 
 
  Sense  2 
  flinty,  granitic,  unyielding 
  =>  inflexible  (vs.  flexible) 
 
  Attributes  of  adj  flinty 
 
 
  Familiarity  of  adj  flinty 
 
  flinty  used  as  an  adjective  is  rare  (polysemy  count  =  2) 
 
  Grep  of  adj  flinty 
  flinty 
 
  Overview  of  adj  flinty 
 
  The  adj  flinty  has  2  senses  (no  senses  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  flinty,  obdurate,  stony  --  (showing  unfeeling  resistance  to  tender  feelings;  "the  child's  misery  would  move  even  the  most  obdurate  heart") 
  2.  flinty,  granitic,  unyielding  --  (having  austere  inflexibility;  "a  flinty  manner";  "granitic  morality";  "his  unyielding  mouth  and  glassy  eyes"-  Marchette  Chute) 



flinty definition