undeterred

adjective

un·​de·​terred ˌən-di-ˈtərd How to pronounce undeterred (audio)
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: 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

Examples of undeterred in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Luckily, there was at least one filmmaker who remained undeterred by the online backlash. Shania Russell, EW.com, 25 Mar. 2024 Yet Judas Priest have remained hell bent for leather and, undeterred, made another album. Kory Grow, Rolling Stone, 11 Mar. 2024 The most successful rip crews are focussed and undeterred. Paige Williams, The New Yorker, 18 Mar. 2024 But some disease groups, along with their research allies, are undeterred. Isabella Cueto, STAT, 15 Mar. 2024 Schneider and his staff seemed undeterred by the inexperience. Tim Booth, Baltimore Sun, 1 Feb. 2024 Despite that, Americans are generally undeterred in their pursuit of higher education. USA TODAY, 11 Jan. 2024 The wealthiest buyers, who have enough cash to avoid borrowing altogether, have been undeterred by rising borrowing costs. Abha Bhattarai, Washington Post, 10 Mar. 2024 Lifetime, however, appeared undeterred by the suit. Jon Blistein, Rolling Stone, 23 Feb. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1607, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of undeterred was in 1607

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“Undeterred.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/undeterred. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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