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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While humidity levels are relatively moderate, the unwavering heat through at least Sunday will make some folks cranky. David Streit, Washington Post, "D.C.-area forecast: Heat is unrelenting through the weekend," 27 June 2019 Yet the peaceful march on June 9 failed to change Mrs. Lam’s unwavering mind, forcing protesters to take the next step. Joshua Wong, Time, "I'm in Prison Because I Fought For My City's Freedom. Hong Kong's Extradition Law Would be a Victory for Authoritarianism Everywhere," 14 June 2019 Forty years of sacrifice, 40 years of forgiveness, of talking about faith, spirituality, love, real love, unwavering love in spite of myself. Maureen Lee Lenker, EW.com, "Chadwick Boseman calls Denzel Washington the 'G.O.A.T' and other highlights from his AFI Life Achievement tribute," 7 June 2019 The unwavering backing from powerful friends is in sharp contrast to the muddled response by the U.S. administration, and something none of the other Arab leaders benefited from in their own struggle against their opponents. Sarah El Deeb, The Seattle Times, "Syria’s Assad: Last man standing amid new Arab uprisings," 13 Apr. 2019 Throughout the ten episodes, the audience sees Winters's rise through the ranks and his unwavering leadership and bravery on display. Sandra Gonzalez, CNN, "'Band of Brothers' was a casting feat for the ages," 6 June 2019 Boyce, 21, whose cabbie father stashed bail money in a cookie jar in case his gay son was swept up in a raid, soon found himself in a staredown with a cop amid an unwavering crowd – and near the flame that ignited a revolution for LGBTQ equality. Susan Miller, USA TODAY, "Stonewall Forever: 50 years later, digital monument debuts. LGBTQ activists say it couldn't be more timely.," 4 June 2019 None of this would be possible without your unwavering support from episode 1 and our entire TIU family is unbelievably grateful. Stacey Leasca, Glamour, "This Is Us Just Got Renewed for Three More Seasons," 12 May 2019 Women and children, most of whom continued to pledge their unwavering support of ISIS, and some who were likely being used as human shields, had been living in tunnels and caves with limited food, medicine, and sanitation. National Geographic, "A humanitarian crisis emerges as ISIS falls in northern Syria," 27 Mar. 2019

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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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