un·​de·​vi·​at·​ing ˌən-ˈdē-vē-ˌā-tiŋ How to pronounce undeviating (audio)
: keeping a true course : unswerving
served their country with undeviating loyalty and devotion
undeviatingly adverb

Examples of undeviating in a Sentence

an undeviating dedication to duty
Recent Examples on the Web Phoenix’s Joker, whose break with sanity is the result of an undeviating path of misery and suffering, is ultimately less frightening than Ledger’s version. Tom Gliatto, PEOPLE.com, 2 Oct. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1732, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of undeviating was in 1732

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“Undeviating.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/undeviating. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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un·​de·​vi·​at·​ing ˌən-ˈdē-vē-ˌāt-iŋ How to pronounce undeviating (audio)
: keeping a true course : unswerving
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