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

Examples of unwavering in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web At the recent memorial service in Brooklyn for George Floyd, the unarmed man who died under the knee of a Minneapolis police officer, Mr de Blasio heard loud and clear what many New Yorkers think of his unwavering support for the police. The Economist, "How’s he doin’? New Yorkers turn their backs on Bill de Blasio," 20 June 2020 Now that things are looking slightly more favorable, Team Hobart reshuffles their strategy and Jayne is recruited to help McAfee set the stage for a publicity stunt Payton is going to make to showcase his unwavering support for the environment. EW.com, "The Politician season 2 binge recap," 19 June 2020 Its town founders hold an unwavering commitment to create one of the most charming communities on the Texas Shores. Houston Chronicle, "Buyers can live in the beauty, serenity found in Beachtown," 6 June 2020 Among his unwavering supporters are Republican leaders like Mitch McConnell, the Senate majority leader, and past foes like senators Ted Cruz and Lindsey Graham. Jonathan Martin, BostonGlobe.com, "Vote for Trump? These Republican leaders aren’t on the bandwagon," 6 June 2020 Gilpin is an unwavering proponent of native yeasts in his winemaking. Mike Dunne, SFChronicle.com, "Lavender Ridge Vineyard: Aromatherapy with benefits and fragrant wines," 21 Jan. 2020 In addressing demonstrations against white supremacy, our first statement must be one of unwavering support for those who would dismantle, uproot, or reform racist institutions. Mallory Simon, CNN, "Over 1,000 health professionals sign a letter saying, Don't shut down protests using coronavirus concerns as an excuse," 5 June 2020 His campaign material also yells out unwavering support for the commander in chief. Nic Garcia, Dallas News, "Republicans make the pitch they’re the most like Trump in Texas’ 24th Congressional District primary," 16 Feb. 2020 Simon Kenton High School is thankful for his unwavering support. Jeanne Houck, Cincinnati.com, "New Dunkin' opening in Independence; free coffee for a year to first 100 customers," 11 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of unwavering

circa 1570, in the meaning defined above

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“Unwavering.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unwavering. Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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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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