un·​de·​terred | \ ˌən-di-ˈtərd How to pronounce undeterred (audio) , -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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Recent Examples on the Web The strike left the rapidly coalescing community of foreign fighters doubtful and demoralized, but in large part undeterred. Seth Harp, Harper’s Magazine , 22 June 2022 While buyers who are undeterred will simply have to pay more—a lot more. Fortune, 15 June 2022 The shift is swift and punishing, but Kaepernick is undeterred. Lovia Gyarkye, The Hollywood Reporter, 10 June 2022 In fact, a previous Uber app update was rejected by Apple over fundamental privacy violations, but Uber’s CEO was undeterred. Ken Gude, Forbes, 8 June 2022 The race was run into a slight headwind, but Williams was undeterred. Ken Goe For The Oregonian/oregonlive, oregonlive, 8 June 2022 But Sister Judy Byron of the Northwest Coalition for Responsible Investment, who is a co-filer on the proposal at Ruger and is leading a similar measure at Smith & Wesson, is undeterred. Hamza Shaban, Washington Post, 2 June 2022 The college president, John Hauser, was undeterred. New York Times, 3 May 2022 Cody Heard, a 29-year-old U.S. Army veteran from Arkansas, was undeterred. Los Angeles Times, 31 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of undeterred

1607, in the meaning defined above

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“Undeterred.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/undeterred. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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