unswerving

adjective
un·​swerv·​ing | \ ˌən-ˈswər-viŋ How to pronounce unswerving (audio) \

Definition of unswerving

1 : not swerving or turning aside
2 : steady, unfaltering unswerving loyalty

Examples of unswerving in a Sentence

his unswerving devotion to duty
Recent Examples on the Web Xi offered his support and trust in Lam and her team, according to a report from Chinese state broadcaster CCTV, while calling for unswerving efforts to stop and punish violent activities in order to return Hong Kong to peaceful order. Linda Givetash, NBC News, "Pro-China lawmaker stabbed in Hong Kong amid anti-government tensions," 6 Nov. 2019 In this vein, Mr. Trump favorably compared former Attorney General Eric Holder’s unswerving support for President Obama with Jeff Sessions’s decision to recuse himself from the Russia probe. William A. Galston, WSJ, "Trump’s Grim Handbook for Governance," 16 Oct. 2018 His forceful stand against India’s No. 1 enemy just adds to his image as an unswerving patriot and one of the most decisive and powerful prime ministers India has produced in decades. New York Times, "India Plans Big Detention Camps for Migrants. Muslims Are Afraid.," 14 Aug. 2019 Or, more relevantly, what is the value of their voice when it is ignored by the unswerving dictate of a heedless authoritarian behemoth? Jiayang Fan, The New Yorker, "The Disillusion and Frustration of a New Generation is Fuelling Hong Kong’s Protests," 3 July 2019 The family is grateful to the Maplewood staff and the RVNA Hospice team to Ollie's caregivers Aaron and Millie for their unswerving support and compassion. courant.com, "Oliver Patrell," 13 June 2019 His most unswerving loyalists will stand by him if efforts to oust or impeach Trump gain steam, and Trump needs them to keep scaring mainstream Republicans in Congress. T.a. Frank, The Hive, "Trump Is Ready to Go Down in Flames," 16 Aug. 2017 Or, more relevantly, what is the value of their voice when it is ignored by the unswerving dictate of a heedless authoritarian behemoth? Jiayang Fan, The New Yorker, "The Disillusion and Frustration of a New Generation is Fuelling Hong Kong’s Protests," 3 July 2019 The family is grateful to the Maplewood staff and the RVNA Hospice team to Ollie's caregivers Aaron and Millie for their unswerving support and compassion. courant.com, "Oliver Patrell," 13 June 2019

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First Known Use of unswerving

1694, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Unswerving.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unswerving. Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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unswerving

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English Language Learners Definition of unswerving

: not changing or becoming weaker : always staying strong

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