un·​hes·​i·​tat·​ing ˌən-ˈhe-zə-ˌtā-tiŋ How to pronounce unhesitating (audio)
: not hesitating : not checked or qualified
unhesitatingly adverb

Examples of unhesitating in a Sentence

They responded to the danger with unhesitating courage.
Recent Examples on the Web Proulx is an unhesitating observer of people and places, neither idealizing nor villainizing, but her acuity depends on a certain distance. Michelle Nijhuis, The New York Review of Books, 30 Mar. 2023 But what, if anything, was exactly said between Sinema and Santos is not certain; such is the challenge when a pathological and unhesitating liar meets his match with a more practiced, less egregious one. Prem Thakker, The New Republic, 10 Feb. 2023 Not simply your toleration, but your moral assent and your unhesitating affirmation. John Hirschauer, National Review, 14 Oct. 2019 The acceleration is unhesitating and rewarding, but there is much droning in the cabin at highway speeds. Mark Maynard, San Diego Union-Tribune, 7 July 2019 Harmon offered an unhesitating apology for abusing his power. Sean O'Neal, GQ, 30 May 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1753, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unhesitating was in 1753

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“Unhesitating.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unhesitating. Accessed 25 Sep. 2023.

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