unwavering

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj unwavering marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable "firm convictions","a firm mouth","steadfast resolve","a man of unbendable perseverence","unwavering loyalty"
    • adj unwavering not showing abrupt variations "spoke in a level voice","she gave him a level look"- Louis Auchincloss"
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Unwavering un-wā′vėr-ing not wavering
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Quotations

  • Alfred Jarry
    Alfred Jarry
    “Blind and unwavering undisciplined at all times constitutes the real strength of all free men.”
  • Bhagavad Gita
    Bhagavad Gita
    “When meditation is mastered, the mind is unwavering like the flame of a lamp in a windless place.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “Unwavering obedience to the true principles we learn will assure us spiritual survival.”

Idioms

Unwavering loyalty - Unwavering loyalty does not question or doubt the person or issue and supports them completely.
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Usage

In literature:

The eyes of the semicircle of old men watched us with unwavering hatred.
"Priestess of the Flame" by Sewell Peaslee Wright
Heedless of the unwavering weapon at his breast, he sprang.
"Pirates of the Gorm" by Nat Schachner
She believed absolutely in the supernatural, and her faith in dreams was unwavering.
"The Gaunt Gray Wolf" by Dillon Wallace
But her hot eyes clung unwaveringly to the boy's face.
"Once to Every Man" by Larry Evans
To Rawson the unwavering, simple faith of the White Ones was only an added misery.
"Two Thousand Miles Below" by Charles Willard Diffin
He had coached the Swede and felt sure he would give his testimony with unwavering clearness.
"The Eye of Dread" by Payne Erskine
It was gone as swiftly as it came, and the stare settled unwaveringly upon the stupefied girl.
"The Pirate Woman" by Aylward Edward Dingle
Marion, with all the genius for loving-kindness which she undoubtedly possessed, held certain rigid and unwavering opinions.
"East of the Shadows" by Mrs. Hubert Barclay
Moto's eyes remained fixed upon him unwaveringly; Ichi was surrounded by his men.
"Fire Mountain" by Norman Springer
But the courage and the unwavering cheerfulness of Pats were contagious.
"The Pines of Lory" by John Ames Mitchell
The structure is too straightforward, too direct, too unwavering and unhesitant.
"Materials and Methods of Fiction" by Clayton Hamilton
It must be determined in the unwavering scales of science.
"Tyranny of God" by Joseph Lewis
I still place an unwavering reliance upon the omnipotence of truth.
"Thoughts on African Colonization" by William Lloyd Garrison
She turned suddenly and looked straight at him, meeting his gaze unwaveringly, a demure smile on her face.
"The Coming of the Law" by Charles Alden Seltzer
Else the universe is without a plan and Love unwavering and eternal is only a vagary of the dreamer.
"The Price of the Prairie" by Margaret Hill McCarter
The man held a rifle; the muzzle pointed unwaveringly at the boys.
"The Scarlet Lake Mystery" by Harold Leland Goodwin
His reason unwaveringly told him one thing, his eyesight the other!...
"Bransford of Rainbow Range" by Eugene Manlove Rhodes
Beneath all he says and does we may see the calm utterance of unwavering convictions and an individuality unimpaired.
"The Arena" by Various
He strode forward with unwavering steps.
"The Year When Stardust Fell" by Raymond F. Jones
I endeavoured to keep my faith in the mercy of my Creator firm and unwavering.
"Tales of the Wonder Club" by M. Y. Halidom (pseud. Dryasdust)
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In poetry:

Scarlet when the April vanguard
Bugles up the laggard Spring,
Scarlet when the bannered Autumn
Marches by unwavering.
"The Grave-Tree" by Bliss William Carman
Who, but for their unwavering trust
In Justice, Truth, and God,
Would faint upon their weary way,
And perish by the road.
"On A Picture Of Harvey Birch" by Anne C Lynch
There shed thy choicest loves abroad,
And make my comforts strong:
Then shall I say, "My Father God!"
With an unwav'ring tongue.
"Hymn 143" by Isaac Watts
Such a home I have seen; it is thine. May it prove
For ever the temple of virtue and love!
May the flame on the altar, unwavering and clear,
The hearth cheer and brighten through many a year!
"Lines Inscribed To Mrs. M. Fairlie of Viewfield House" by Janet Hamilton
The mid-day sun, with fiercest glare,
Broods o'er the hazy twinkling air:
Along the level sand
The palm-tree's shade unwavering lies,
Just as thy towers, Damascus, rise
To greet you wearied band.
"The Conversion Of St. Paul" by John Keble
O Mother Race! to thee I bring
This pledge of faith unwavering,
This tribute to thy glory.
I know the pangs which thou didst feel,
When Slavery crushed thee with its heel,
With thy dear blood all gory.
"Ode to Ethiopia" by Paul Laurence Dunbar

In news:

Netanyahu thanks Obama for ' unwavering support'.
Jordan Zimmermann unwavering , focused before his NLDS Game 2 start.
Chris Christie's thoughts on love differ from Ann Romney's in tough, unwavering speech.
UnWAVEring competition in Ogden.
Doctor dream unwavering for CK grad.
A new dad, Braden Holtby's focus unwavering on eve of Game 7.
A Career Sustained by Unwavering Faith.
Inhofe's earmark efforts unwavering , welcome.
Obama Promises ' Unwavering Support' to Haiti After Earthquake.
Upstate, Where It Was First Made, Unwavering Devotion to Jell-O.
Cheney Was Unwavering in Desire to Go to War.
High Tech's Unwavering Champion .
But Moscow's official support for Assad remains unwavering.
Dean 's three children — Arnold Jr, Richard and Mary Rondini — said he was unwavering in his caring and considerate behavior.
ST LOUIS—Know someone with unwavering determination, an energetic spirit and the drive to make a difference.
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In science:

But the alternating cadence of your hands is unwavering.
Juggling probabilities
Last but not the least, I thank Anuradha for her constant love, support and unwavering trust in me.
Arithmetic of algebraic groups
Thanks to the unwavering support of my advisers, I am the first of my class to finish.
Computational Asteroseismology
Science is an investigation, a pursuit of truth that requires step-by-step logical thinking and unwavering integrity - values and ethics that are best learned at a young age. Discussing, debating, and considering other possible explanations are valuable approaches for training tomorrow’s scientists.
Teaching About Nature's Nuclear Reactors
I know of no adequate way of thanking my adviser Dan Knopf for his kind guidance and unwavering support. I am also thankful for the support received by the National Science Foundation under the agreement No.
Non-negative Ricci curvature on closed manifolds under Ricci flow
Their encouragement and interest during my graduate work has been unwavering, a crucial help when I myself was wavering.
Bose-Einstein Condensation of Atomic Hydrogen
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