un·​hes·​i·​tat·​ing | \ ˌən-ˈhe-zə-ˌtā-tiŋ How to pronounce unhesitating (audio) \

Definition of unhesitating

: not hesitating : not checked or qualified

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unhesitatingly \ ˌən-​ˈhe-​zə-​ˌtā-​tiŋ-​lē How to pronounce unhesitating (audio) \ adverb

Examples of unhesitating in a Sentence

They responded to the danger with unhesitating courage.
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First Known Use of unhesitating

1753, in the meaning defined above

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“Unhesitating.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unhesitating. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of unhesitating

: done, made, or shown quickly and immediately without waiting or hesitating

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