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flinty

(adjective) Showing unfeeling resistance to tender feelings.

Synonyms: granitic, obdurate, stony

Usage: He maintained a hard, careless deportment, indicative of neither joy nor sorrow: if anything, it expressed a flinty gratification at a piece of difficult work successfully executed.
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Wise anger is like fire from a flint: there is great ado to get it out; and when it does come, it is out again immediately.

- Edward Everett Hale
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Flinty

Adjective:
of, containing, or reminiscent of flint.
"Flinty soil"
(Of a person or their expression) very hard and unyielding.
"A flinty stare"


Source of definitions: Oxford Languages
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(adjective) Showing unfeeling resistance to tender feelings.

Synonyms: granitic, obdurate, stony

Usage: He maintained a hard, careless deportment, indicative of neither joy nor sorrow: if anything, it expressed a flinty gratification at a piece of difficult work successfully executed.


Don't believe I've ever heard anyone use this word in conversation.
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