unerring

adjective
un·​err·​ing | \ ˌən-ˈer-iŋ How to pronounce unerring (audio) , ˌən-ˈər- How to pronounce unerring (audio) \

Definition of unerring

: committing no error : faultless, unfailing unerring accuracy

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Other Words from unerring

unerringly \ ˌən-​ˈer-​iŋ-​lē How to pronounce unerring (audio) , ˌən-​ˈər-​ \ adverb

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Examples of unerring in a Sentence

She has an unerring instinct for language. He has an unerring sense of good taste.
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First Known Use of unerring

1621, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unerring was in 1621

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16 Oct 2021

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“Unerring.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unerring. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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unerring

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English Language Learners Definition of unerring

: always right and accurate : making no errors

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