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adj. - Hard as stone; Showing unfeeling resistance to tender feelings.

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Usage examples (38)
  • A granitic fist
  • Wachusett is mainly composed has rather obscure stratification, and hence may be called granitic gneiss.
  • Now, I don't mean to imply that oft-cited "granitic" adjective that is usually thrown around when Otto Klemperer is mentioned.
  • Wales border, the fruit soils are all of granitic origin.
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