un·​shak·​en | \ ˌən-ˈshā-kən How to pronounce unshaken (audio) \

Definition of unshaken

: not weakened or shaken : firm, fixed … saw a flock around him whose faith in him was still unshaken— George Eliot

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Recent Examples on the Web After shaking, 76 percent of the seabass eggs went on to hatch, a result that wasn’t far off the 82 percent success rate of unshaken control samples. Chris Baraniuk, Smithsonian Magazine, "Could Astronauts Rear Fish on the Moon?," 24 Feb. 2021 An exclusive Suffolk University/USA TODAY Poll finds Trump's support is largely unshaken after his second impeachment trial in the Senate, this time on a charge of inciting an insurrection with the Capitol's deadly assault on Jan. 6. Editors, USA TODAY, "Here's the biggest news you missed this weekend," 21 Feb. 2021 Second-year forward Keldon Johnson, a bright spot with 25 points and 10 rebounds Monday, said he was unshaken by the Groundhog Day-like beatdowns Memphis laid on the Spurs. Jeff Mcdonald, San Antonio Express-News, "After suffering back-to-back routs, Spurs glad to see Memphis leave town," 2 Feb. 2021 Clayton Campbell, a criminal-defense lawyer who is a leader of the Kern County Republican Party, said his support for Mr. McCarthy was unshaken. New York Times, "In Home District, McCarthy Faces Some Backlash From the Right," 16 Jan. 2021 The only one uninspired was Ethel, herself – who appears to have emerged from the ordeal completely unshaken. Steve Hartman, CBS News, "Woman watching pig livestream jumps into action after barn catches fire," 13 Nov. 2020 But by and large, their faith in the president remained unshaken. Los Angeles Times, "In Trump-loving Newport Beach, the faithful make no apologies," 6 Nov. 2020 In medium bowl, microwave 1/4 cup coconut cream (from 1 unshaken can full-fat coconut milk), 2 Tbsp light brown sugar, 1 Tbsp curry powder, and 1⁄4 tsp salt until runny enough to whisk, about 30 seconds. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Rockin’ Drumstick Glazes," 29 June 2020 Pondexter’s confidence was unshaken, and nobody found this more preposterous than the young Latvian who often sat a couple of lockers over. Mike Finger, ExpressNews.com, "Davis Bertans makes a choice; will others follow?," 23 June 2020

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First Known Use of unshaken

1548, in the meaning defined above

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26 Feb 2021

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“Unshaken.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unshaken. Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of unshaken

formal : not changed or weakened

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