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

1565

First Known Use of unyielding

1565


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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