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 Like a lot of writers, Mank is intuitively anti-establishment, and his Hollywood-insider years are depicted as a time of steadily mounting disillusionment with his colleagues’ unswerving obedience to the GOP. Justin Chang Film Critic, Los Angeles Times, "Review: ‘Mank’ is a gorgeous dive into film history — and a sharp reflection on our political present," 6 Nov. 2020 Harter’s demanding personality and his unswerving intensity had something to do with that. oregonlive, "Bud Withers' book ‘Mad Hoops’ captures the Dick Harter era in Oregon Ducks basketball, floor burns and all," 24 Oct. 2020 Cohen remains at a loss to explain his unswerving allegiance to a cutthroat businessman who abandoned him at the most vulnerable point in his life. Jim Mustian And Michael R. Sisak, chicagotribune.com, "Michael Cohen in tell-all book says Trump thought his supporters would think it’s cool that he ‘slept with a porn star’," 6 Sep. 2020 The target audience of Republicans for Biden would not be unswerving GOP partisans and MAGA-hat-wearing zealots too far gone to be lured back to reality. Walter Shapiro, The New Republic, "The Revolt of the Center-Right," 8 June 2020 Her unswerving gaze reminds me of the French philosopher Simone Weil, who also starved herself. Kirsten Denker, The New Republic, "The Education of Greta Thunberg," 17 Mar. 2020 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

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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 10 Apr. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of unswerving

: not changing or becoming weaker : always staying strong

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