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

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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 Photo: Martin Harris/Underwood Archives/Getty Images Most of my students retain an unswerving belief in the American dream, an idea Miller critiques in his works. Paula Marantz Cohen, WSJ, "Arthur Miller’s ‘Everyman’ Is an Antidote to Identity Politics," 22 Feb. 2019 Because this woman is portrayed with unswerving focus by Carey Mulligan, one of the most compelling stage actresses of her generation, there is never any question of her not succeeding in this mission. Ben Brantley, New York Times, "Review: Carey Mulligan Tells a Harrowing Tale of ‘Girls & Boys’," 27 June 2018 Interviews with two dozen friends and acquaintances of the two men and others familiar with their relationship suggest Mr. Trump appreciated the unswerving loyalty. Alexandra Berzon, WSJ, "‘What’s He Doing Here?’: Inside Trump’s Turbulent Relationship With Michael Cohen," 15 June 2018 In short, Bach, in his unswerving religious conservatism, was living and working very much at odds with the progressivist currents of his day, and ours. Michael Marissen, New York Times, "Bach Was Far More Religious Than You Might Think," 30 Mar. 2018 Regardless of political differences, most parents remain unswerving cheerleaders for their children. Kristina Peterson, WSJ, "Who’s Reaching Across the Political Aisle? Mom and Dad," 6 Mar. 2018 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

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First Known Use of unswerving

1694, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of unswerving was in 1694

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English Language Learners Definition of unswerving

: not changing or becoming weaker : always staying strong

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