unyielding

  • 1 unyielding — I adjective adamant, adamantine, constant, decided, dedicated, determined, devoted, enduring, faithful, firm, fixed, hard, headstrong, immobile, immovable, impliant, indomitable, inductile, inexorable, inflexible, intractable, intransigent,… …

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  • 2 unyielding — 1590s of persons; 1650s, of substances; from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + yielding (see YIELD (Cf. yield)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 3 unyielding — [adj] steadfast, resolute adamant, dead set on*, determined, firm, fixed, hard, hard core*, hardheaded, hard line*, hardnosed*, headstrong*, immalleable, immovable, implacable, impliable, inexorable, inflexible, intractable, locked in, merciless …

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  • 4 unyielding — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not yielding …

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  • 5 unyielding — [spelling only] …

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  • 6 unyielding — [[t]ʌnji͟ːldɪŋ[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED You describe someone as unyielding when they have very strong, fixed ideas about something and are unlikely to change their mind. [WRITTEN] The authorities proved unyielding on one crucial opposition demand...… …

    English dictionary

  • 7 unyielding — adj. unyielding in (unyielding in one s demands) * * * [ʌn jiːldɪŋ] unyielding in (unyielding in one s demands) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 8 unyielding — un|yield|ing [ʌnˈji:ldıŋ] adj 1.) formal not willing to change your ideas or beliefs ▪ an unyielding resistance to change 2.) literary very hard and not changing in shape or form ▪ a harsh unyielding landscape …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 unyielding — un|yield|ing [ ʌn jildıŋ ] adjective 1. ) FORMAL very strict and severe: Her expression was hard and unyielding. 2. ) MAINLY LITERARY very hard or firm: The ground was unyielding beneath their feet …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 10 unyielding — UK [ʌnˈjiːldɪŋ] / US [ʌnˈjɪldɪŋ] adjective 1) formal very strict and severe Her expression was hard and unyielding. 2) mainly literary very hard, or firm The ground was unyielding beneath their feet …

    English dictionary

  • 11 unyielding — adjective Date: 1565 1. characterized by firmness or obduracy 2. characterized by lack of softness or flexibility • unyieldingly adverb …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 12 unyielding — adj.; unyieldingly, adv.; unyieldingness, n. * * * …

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  • 13 unyielding — adjective Not giving in; not bending; stubborn …

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  • 14 unyielding — Synonyms and related words: adamant, adamantine, at a standstill, bowelless, bulky, bullheaded, cast iron, certain, closed to, complaining, constant, cruel, dense, disputatious, disputing, dissentient, dissenting, dog eat dog, dour, durable,… …

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  • 15 unyielding — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. immovable, unbending, rigid, inflexible, firm; grim, indomitable, obdurate, stubborn, obstinate, relentless, uncompromising; pertinacious, resolute; intractable, perverse. See hardness, obstinacy,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 16 unyielding — adj. conceding, not giving up, unsubmissive …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 17 unyielding — adjective not yielding. Derivatives unyieldingly adverb unyieldingness noun …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 18 unyielding — a. 1. Inflexible, constant, steady, resolute, steadfast, stanch, pertinacious, determined, indomitable. 2. Stubborn, stiff, obstinate, wilful, headstrong, intractable, perverse, wayward. 3. Stiff, rigid, stubborn, hard, firm, unbending …

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  • 19 unyielding — adj 1. unbending, inflexible, inductile, stiff; rigid, firm, hard, adamantine; implastic, inelastic, wooden, petrified, ossified; set, fixed, immobile, immovable, unchangeable. 2. unrelieved, relentless, implacable; stark, hardcore;… …

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  • 20 unyielding — un·yielding …

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