un·​wa·​ver·​ing | \ˌən-ˈwāv-riŋ, -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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unwaveringly adverb
an unwaveringly upbeat attitude

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Trump thinks patriotism must equal unwavering loyalty to his view of the National Anthem. Chris Cillizza, CNN, "4 takeaways on Donald Trump's absolutely appalling statement on the Eagles' White House visit," 4 June 2018 The most powerful factor tilting the result in Erdogan’s favor is the unwavering devotion to him and his AK party. Benjamin Harvey, Bloomberg.com, "Turkey’s Election Is Too Close to Call, Bloomberg Poll Shows," 13 June 2018 With its unwavering focus on culinary excellence and its ability to evolve without sacrificing standards, Bacco Ristorante is truly one of Detroit's great dining destinations. Detroit Free Press, "Detroit Free Press Restaurant of the Year past winners," 11 Feb. 2018 But that’s the sum total of the strategy: There seems to be no plan besides the unwavering belief that escalating economic pressure will eventually break the Chinese. Alex Shephard, The New Republic, "Why Trump Might Lose His Trade War With China," 9 July 2018 Their unwavering attention to aesthetics extended to their wardrobe. Alexandra Macon, Vogue, "Inside a Greenery-Filled Hawaiian Wedding—Where the Bridesmaids Wore Power Suits," 13 July 2018 Jeremy Roloff has the unwavering support of his wife, Audrey, following his announcement that their run on Little People, Big World has come to an end. Natalie Stone, PEOPLE.com, "Audrey Roloff Respects Husband Jeremy's Decision to Quit Little People, Big World 'Immensely'," 11 July 2018 Upon the date of his transfer, he was kept on as chief of the rescue mission due to his unwavering leadership throughout the crisis. Time, "Meet the Heroes Who Helped Keep 12 Boys Alive in a Flooded Thailand Cave," 11 July 2018 Upon the date of his transfer, he was kept on as chief of the rescue mission due to his unwavering leadership throughout the crisis. SI.com, "These People Helped Keep Thai Soccer Team Alive in Flooded Cave," 11 July 2018

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First Known Use of unwavering

circa 1570, in the meaning defined above

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