unyielding

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adjective un·yield·ing \ˌən-ˈyēl-diŋ\

Definition of unyielding

  1. 1 :  characterized by firmness or obduracy

  2. 2 :  characterized by lack of softness or flexibility

unyieldingly

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Examples of unyielding in a Sentence

  1. the pioneers faced the challenge of settling the frontier with unyielding courage

  2. knead the dough until it feels reasonably unyielding

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UNYIELDING Defined for English Language Learners

unyielding

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adjective un·yield·ing \ˌən-ˈyēl-diŋ\

Definition of unyielding for English Language Learners

  • : not changing or stopping

  • : not flexible or soft


UNYIELDING Defined for Kids

unyielding

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adjective un·yield·ing \ˌən-ˈyēl-diŋ\

Definition of unyielding for Students

  1. 1 :  not soft or flexible :  hard He threw himself against the unyielding door … — Lloyd Alexander, Time Cat

  2. 2 :  showing or having firmness or determination an unyielding belief



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