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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Flinty  \Flint"y\,  a.  [Compar.  {Flintier};  superl.  {Flintiest}.] 
  Consisting  of  composed  of  abounding  in  or  resembling, 
  flint;  as  a  flinty  rock;  flinty  ground;  a  flinty  heart. 
 
  {Flinty  rock},  or  {Flinty  state},  a  siliceous  slate;  -- 
  basanite  is  here  included.  See  {Basanite}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  flinty 
  adj  1:  showing  unfeeling  resistance  to  tender  feelings;  "the 
  child's  misery  would  move  even  the  most  obdurate 
  heart"  [syn:  {obdurate},  {stony}] 
  2:  having  austere  inflexibility;  "a  flinty  manner";  "granitic 
  morality";  "his  unyielding  mouth  and  glassy  eyes"- 
  Marchette  Chute  [syn:  {granitic},  {unyielding}] 




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