un·​stint·​ing | \ ˌən-ˈstin-tiŋ How to pronounce unstinting (audio) \

Definition of unstinting

: not restricting or holding back : giving or being given freely or generously an unstinting volunteer unstinting praise

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unstintingly adverb

Examples of unstinting in a Sentence

a group of school volunteers who are unstinting with their time
Recent Examples on the Web All that said, there is much to admire in this production, beginning with direction that is aptly acerbic, pointed and unstinting. Chris Jones, chicagotribune.com, "‘The First Deep Breath’ at Victory Gardens is an epic exploration of an African-American family with debilitating secrets and pain," 24 Nov. 2019 Their unstinting efforts exemplified the work so many Americans did to unite the nation in the face of crisis. Harvey Solomon, Smithsonian Magazine, "When the Greenbrier and Other Appalachian Resorts Became Prisons for Axis Diplomats," 21 Feb. 2020 When Justice Neil Gorsuch parted ways with his fellow conservatives in a Sixth Amendment case this spring, Alito was unstinting. Matt Ford, The New Republic, "Conservative Judges Are Brawling Over Originalism," 22 Aug. 2019 Jeff Sessions had been one of President Donald Trump’s earliest political allies and an unstinting champion of his policies in office. Matt Ford, The New Republic, "The Dereliction of William Barr," 2 Oct. 2019 His weekly, Next, which began as a print magazine but now has only a digital edition, writes a lot about celebrities and covers local tittle-tattle, but also provides unstinting support for the protests. Andrew Higgins, New York Times, "A Hong Kong ‘Troublemaker’ With a Clean Conscience," 23 Aug. 2019 Trump’s unstinting support for fossil fuels is federal Republicanism for now, with shrinking exceptions. David Roberts, Vox, "After the midterms, US climate politics are even more polarized. Here’s how Dems can move forward.," 12 Nov. 2018 None of this would have been so resonant had not director Kimberly Senior’s production at Writers been an unstinting piece of work with a rich sense of place. Chris Jones, chicagotribune.com, "In the old-school 'Buried Child,' Sam Shepard understood what still pains Illinois," 17 May 2018 Everton had a model and a plan, one based on smart recruitment, player development and an unstinting work ethic. SI.com, "Why Everton Must Learn From Their History in Next Managerial Appointment or Be Doomed to Repeat it," 18 May 2018

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First Known Use of unstinting

1845, in the meaning defined above

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“Unstinting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unstinting. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of unstinting

formal used to say that someone gives something (such as praise or support) in a very strong and generous way

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