un·de·terred | \ ˌən-di-ˈtərd , -dē- \

Definition of undeterred 

: not discouraged or prevented from acting : not deterred a politician undeterred by criticism So far, Dallas, San Antonio and El Paso have rejected his offer … But Pickens, ever the wheeler-dealer, is undeterred. —Karen Breslau

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Her son, undeterred, calculated the cost of his football cleats, track spikes and other sports gear, coming up with an estimate of $600. Ashley Luthern, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Milwaukee's DJ RC, who started his business at 14, now performs around the country and still finds time to give back," 1 Feb. 2018 Donors, too, seem undeterred to keep the help coming. Rick Montgomery, kansascity, "Just 15 weeks in, see how KC's tiny-house veteran village is changing lives | The Kansas City Star," 10 May 2018 But undeterred, in 2010 the small group began to hold once-a-week gatherings with free coffee and soda on an upper floor of the Cambridge Innovation Center building. Scott Kirsner, BostonGlobe.com, "How a failed restaurant became Cambridge’s hottest Thursday spot," 22 June 2018 The independent investigation, commissioned by the school board in response to an Oregonian/OregonLive investigation in August 2017, specifically called out provisions in the teachers contract as enabling him to go undeterred. The Oregonian/oregonlive, OregonLive.com, "Portland school leaders show sorrow, outrage in response to damning report," 11 May 2018 Above all, Fred wants to be a patriarch, the undeterred king of a household of obedient and loving women. Kelly Lawler, USA TODAY, "'The Handmaid's Tale' Season 2 finale recap: The fight finally begins," 11 July 2018 Seemingly undeterred, Brazil immediately went on the attack, and Willian forced Courtois into a diving save with an awkward cross from the right. #BRA are playing their 109th #WorldCup match this evening in Kazan. James Taylor, Pro Soccer USA, "Brazil 1-2 Belgium: Red Devils Shatter Brazil’s Dreams With Clinical Display to Set Up France Clash," 6 July 2018 Yet, undeterred, Butler would drive it to the basket once again drawing the foul and the Rebels ultimately tied the game at 33 by intermission. Hank Brady, NOLA.com, "Riverside 71, Landry-Walker 62: Jared Butler drops 19 as Rebels roll to 23-0," 9 Jan. 2018 Since then, snow was falling as recently as the second week of April in the region, while a cold rain cascaded down upon (still undeterred) Boston Marathoners April 16. Gary Trust, Billboard, "Hayley Sabella on New Song 'If I Reach' & Being Drawn to 'Music of the Devastating Variety': Premiere," 17 Apr. 2018

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1607, in the meaning defined above

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