un·​com·​pro·​mis·​ing | \ ˌən-ˈkäm-prə-ˌmī-ziŋ How to pronounce uncompromising (audio) \

Definition of uncompromising

: not making or accepting a compromise : making no concessions : inflexible, unyielding

Other Words from uncompromising

uncompromisingly \ ˌən-​ˈkäm-​prə-​ˌmī-​ziŋ-​lē How to pronounce uncompromising (audio) \ adverb
uncompromisingness \ ˌən-​ˈkäm-​prə-​ˌmī-​ziŋ-​nəs How to pronounce uncompromising (audio) \ noun

Examples of uncompromising in a Sentence

They were uncompromising in their demands. an uncompromising adherence to the rules that would do a schoolmarm proud
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First Known Use of uncompromising

1800, in the meaning defined above

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21 Jun 2022

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“Uncompromising.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncompromising. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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More Definitions for uncompromising


un·​com·​pro·​mis·​ing | \ ˌən-ˈkäm-prə-ˌmī-ziŋ How to pronounce uncompromising (audio) \

Kids Definition of uncompromising

: not willing to give in even a little They were uncompromising in their demands.

Other Words from uncompromising

uncompromisingly adverb They held uncompromisingly to their opinions.

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