unshakable

adjective
un·​shak·​able | \ ˌən-ˈshā-kə-bəl How to pronounce unshakable (audio) \

Definition of unshakable

: not possible to weaken or get rid of : not able to be shaken an unshakable habit unshakable determination/opposition

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unshakably \ ˌən-​ˈshā-​kə-​blē How to pronounce unshakable (audio) \ adverb
Switzerland is as unshakably opposed to sanctions as ever: neutrality, the Swiss claim, requires it. The Economist

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Recent Examples on the Web Luke's optimism and unshakable belief in the absolute and rejection moral relativism came to life for me in that line. Chris Quinn, San Antonio Express-News, "For May the 4th, memories from a Star Wars old fogey of the opening day of every flick in the series," 4 May 2021 Clayton’s unshakable belief has been the ballast of her recovery. New York Times, "The Unstoppable Merry Clayton," 28 Mar. 2021 With unflinching honesty, self-examination, regret, fear, exuberance and an unshakable belief in family and the transformative nature of music, singer-songwriter David Crosby shares his often challenging journey. Ed Stockly, Los Angeles Times, "Movies on TV this week: ‘The Searchers’; ‘Forrest Gump’," 12 Mar. 2021 Side by side for as long as most Britons could possibly remember, Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth II stood as a reassuring constant even during the most trying or turbulent times, an epic love story that seemed unshakable. Kim Murphy, Los Angeles Times, "Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth II’s husband and closest confidant and advisor, dies at 99," 9 Apr. 2021 Even in the paradigm of long-term monogamy, the osprey stands out for its ability to travel thousands of miles and still retain this unshakable sense of home. Alexander Aciman, The New Yorker, "The Joy of Watching the Ospreys Return," 5 Apr. 2021 In foreign policy, an unshakable commitment to an unreachable goal is neither a sign of wisdom nor a harbinger of success. Walter Russell Mead, WSJ, "Detente May Be an Option With North Korea," 5 Apr. 2021 With unflinching honesty, self-examination, regret, fear, exuberance and an unshakable belief in family and the transformative nature of music, singer-songwriter David Crosby shares his often challenging journey. Ed Stockly, Los Angeles Times, "Movies on TV this week: ‘The Searchers’; ‘Forrest Gump’," 12 Mar. 2021 With unflinching honesty, self-examination, regret, fear, exuberance and an unshakable belief in family and the transformative nature of music, singer-songwriter David Crosby shares his often challenging journey. Ed Stockly, Los Angeles Times, "Movies on TV this week: ‘The Searchers’; ‘Forrest Gump’," 12 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of unshakable

1611, in the meaning defined above

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“Unshakable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unshakable. Accessed 9 May. 2021.

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unshakable

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of unshakable

: too strong to be changed, weakened, or destroyed

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