unblinking

adjective
un·​blink·​ing | \ˌən-ˈbliŋ-kiŋ \

Definition of unblinking 

1 : not blinking

2 : not showing signs of emotion, doubt, or confusion unblinking frankness

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unblinkingly \ˌən-​ˈbliŋ-​kiŋ-​lē \ adverb

Examples of unblinking in a Sentence

The book provides an unblinking view of the causes of the war.

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Just know, Skarsgård’s unnamed, unblinking character didn’t end up in the bowels of pop culture’s most towering prison under the usual legal circumstances. refinery29.com, "Handmaid’s Tale," 13 July 2018 There is no malice in any of this, just a simple, unblinking desperation to be viewed as the popular pensive gentleman Jordan sees himself as. refinery29.com, "Jordan Is The Bachelorette’s Surprise Tragic Figure," 26 June 2018 The royal wedding is scheduled for Saturday, and Meghan has been trying out some of the duties royal life will bring her – all under the unblinking eye of the media. Bill Daley, chicagotribune.com, "Quiz: How well do you know royal etiquette?," 14 May 2018 The second video is the background, a canvas of unblinking devastation: burning cars, falling bodies, raging crowds. Jason Parham, WIRED, "Childish Gambino's 'This Is America' and the New Shape of Protest Music," 9 May 2018 In the three years since the start of the Iran nuclear agreement, a cluster of buildings near the Austrian capital has served as an unblinking eye over Tehran's most sensitive factories and research labs. Author: Joby Warrick, Anchorage Daily News, "Muzzled watchdog: How killing the nuclear deal could make it easier for Iran to pursue the bomb in secret," 8 May 2018 In the three years since the start of the Iran nuclear agreement, a cluster of buildings near the Austrian capital has served as an unblinking eye over Tehran’s most sensitive factories and research labs. Joby Warrick, Washington Post, "Muzzled watchdog: How killing the nuclear deal could make it easier for Iran to pursue the bomb in secret," 8 May 2018 Brent lay on his back, his unblinking eyes staring at the cliffs above. Alden Woods, azcentral, "Bentinho Massaro's Sedona Experiment: How the search for enlightenment led to a digital cult," 18 Apr. 2018 The film gives an unblinking look at the flaws in an American justice system that let tens of thousands or more rape kits go untested for years. Julie Hinds, Detroit Free Press, "'I am evidence' puts Detroit rape-kit backlog in national spotlight," 15 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of unblinking

1850, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of unblinking was in 1850

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unblinking

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of unblinking

: not blinking

: looking at or describing something in a very honest and accurate way

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