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adj. also hard-core (härd′kôr′)
1. Intensely loyal; die-hard: a hardcore secessionist; a hardcore golfer.
2. Stubbornly resistant to improvement or change: hardcore poverty.
3. Extremely graphic or explicit: hardcore pornography.
A form of exceptionally harsh punk rock.
1. the permanent, dedicated, and faithful nucleus of a group or movement, as of a political party.
2. the part of a group that is resistant to change.
3. a form of punk rock played in an intense, harsh, fast style with more emphasis on rhythm than on melody.
1. unswervingly committed; uncompromising: a hard-core conservative.
2. pruriently explicit; graphically depicted: hard-core pornography.
3. being so without apparent change or remedy; chronic: hard-core unemployment.
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|Adj.||1.||hard-core - stubbornly resistant to change or improvement; "hard-core addicts"|
inflexible - incapable of change; "a man of inflexible purpose"
|2.||hard-core - intensely loyal; "his hard-core supporters"|
loyal - steadfast in allegiance or duty; "loyal subjects"; "loyal friends stood by him"
|3.||hard-core - extremely explicit; "hard-core pornography"|