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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Speaking to The Wall Street Journal after the kerfuffle, Mr. Spavor was unshaken, viewing the hockey game, the first inter-Korean sports match on Korean soil in nearly three years, as a hopeful omen for diplomacy. Chun Han Wong, WSJ, "Cocktails With Kim: Canadian Detained in China Met North Korean Dictator," 13 Dec. 2018 For now, many investors’ faith in tech shares seems largely unshaken despite the declines. Corrie Driebusch, WSJ, "Tech Investors Anxiously Stand Behind Their Favorites," 26 Oct. 2018 America’s food giants are shedding a generation of CEOs at a remarkable rate, the culmination of years of bleak sales in an industry that until recently, had gone unshaken for half a century. Jacob Bunge, WSJ, "Food Companies Churn Through CEOs, Desperate for Fresh Ideas," 29 May 2018 The Rockets’ quiet confidence has been unshaken throughout the season. Jerome Solomon, San Francisco Chronicle, "Rockets better than Warriors — on paper," 10 May 2018 Taggart left no hand unshaken and posed for nearly every picture when flanked by FSU fans at a Seminoles block party event that drew about 768 fans and boosters at Harry Buffalo, 129 West Church Street, on Thursday night. Safid Deen, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Willie Taggart impresses Orlando's FSU fans with enthusiasm in new era of Seminoles football," 4 May 2018 Amazon and Netflix rely on investors’ unshaken belief that they are headed for world domination. The Economist, "Big tech is growing, but so is investors’ caution," 26 Apr. 2018 However, President Carter remained unshaken in his confidence and determination. sandiegouniontribune.com, "Sadat, Begin sign peace treaty," 26 Mar. 2018 Most grocery stores, however, seem fairly unshaken by the news. Lucinda Shen, Fortune, "Amazon Just Got a Lot More Aggressive With Whole Foods Market," 8 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of unshaken

1548, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unshaken was in 1548

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English Language Learners Definition of unshaken

formal : not changed or weakened

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