unyielding


un·yield·ing

adjective \ˌən-ˈyēl-diŋ\

: not changing or stopping

: not flexible or soft

Full Definition of UNYIELDING

1
:  characterized by firmness or obduracy
2
:  characterized by lack of softness or flexibility
un·yield·ing·ly \-diŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of UNYIELDING

  1. <the pioneers faced the challenge of settling the frontier with unyielding courage>
  2. <knead the dough until it feels reasonably unyielding>

First Known Use of UNYIELDING

1565

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: unyieldingness
Previous Word in the Dictionary: unyielded
All Words Near: unyielding

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up unyielding? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More