un·​wa·​ver·​ing | \ ˌən-ˈwāv-riŋ How to pronounce unwavering (audio) , -ˈwā-və-riŋ\

Definition of unwavering

: continuing in a strong and steady way : constant, steadfast her unwavering faith/support an unwavering commitment to justice

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Other Words from unwavering

unwaveringly adverb
an unwaveringly upbeat attitude

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But this loaded label can also promote this perception of unwavering strength, while simultaneously dismissing the presence of pain or struggle for black women who are strong and resilient. Jameelah Nasheed, SELF, "Strong Black Women Need Therapy, Too," 23 Apr. 2019 No one was more unwavering in his praise for Jones, Mr. Flynn contends, than Harvey Milk. Barton Swaim, WSJ, "Politics: The Cruel Sovereignty of Politics," 28 Dec. 2018 Morton's commitment to excellence is unwavering and is showcased in each menu item through the careful preparation and quality ingredients. Houston Chronicle, "Morton’s The Steakhouse," 27 June 2018 Gase's faith in Tannehill is publicly unwavering, but this, to me, looms as a crossroads season that will either affirm that internal faith, or find the club finally thinking beyond No. Greg Cote, miamiherald, "What makes this the ultimate defining season for Dolphins' quarterback Ryan Tannehill | Miami Herald," 21 May 2018 Allies close to Kelly insist the president’s support for him is unwavering and that Kelly will report for duty for as long as the president wants him there. Vivian Salama, NBC News, "White House mess leaves embattled Kelly in limbo," 14 Feb. 2018 Whether Disney's sexist storytelling is rooted in a lack of female creators or an unwavering commitment to the aforementioned shortcut is up for debate. Michelle Ruiz, Vogue, "Why Does Disney Hate Mothers So Much?," 28 Mar. 2019 My Brothers @KSTiLLS and @iThinkIsee12 continue to show their unwavering strength by fighting for the oppressed! Andrew Beaton, WSJ, "The History of NFL Player Protests During the National Anthem," 9 Sep. 2018 Her story is one shaped by unwavering strength and unconditional love. courant.com, "Dolores E. Cannata," 25 May 2018

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First Known Use of unwavering

circa 1570, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unwavering was circa 1570

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English Language Learners Definition of unwavering

: continuing in a strong and steady way : not changing or wavering

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