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unyielding

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adjective un·yield·ing \ˌən-ˈyēl-diŋ\

Simple Definition of unyielding

  • : not changing or stopping

  • : not flexible or soft

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of unyielding

  1. 1 :  characterized by firmness or obduracy

  2. 2 :  characterized by lack of softness or flexibility

unyieldingly play \-diŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of unyielding in a sentence

  1. <the pioneers faced the challenge of settling the frontier with unyielding courage>

  2. <knead the dough until it feels reasonably unyielding>



1565

First Known Use of unyielding

1565


UNYIELDING Defined for Kids

unyielding

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adjective un·yield·ing \ˌən-ˈyēl-diŋ\

Definition of unyielding for Students

  1. 1 :  not soft or flexible :  hard <He threw himself against the unyielding door … — Lloyd Alexander, Time Cat>

  2. 2 :  showing or having firmness or determination <an unyielding belief>





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