uncompromising


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Related to uncompromising: uncompromisingly, ungoverned

un·com·pro·mis·ing

 (ŭn-kŏm′prə-mī′zĭng)
adj.
Unwilling to grant concessions or negotiate; inflexible: took an uncompromising stance during the peace talks.

un·com′pro·mis′ing·ly adv.

uncompromising

(ʌnˈkɒmprəˌmaɪzɪŋ)
adj
not prepared to give ground or to compromise
unˈcomproˌmisingly adv
unˈcomproˌmisingness n

un•com•pro•mis•ing

(ʌnˈkɒm prəˌmaɪ zɪŋ)

adj.
1. not admitting of compromise; making no concessions; unyielding.
2. undeviating in one's belief or adherence to a principle, point of view, etc.
[1820–30]
un•com′pro•mis`ing•ly, adv.
un•com′pro•mis`ing•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.uncompromising - not making concessionsuncompromising - not making concessions; "took an uncompromising stance in the peace talks"; "uncompromising honesty"
compromising, conciliatory, flexible - making or willing to make concessions; "loneliness tore through him...whenever he thought of...even the compromising Louis du Tillet"

uncompromising

adjective
2. unrelenting, ruthless, relentless, tough, cruel, merciless, pitiless, unsparing, unsoftened a film of uncompromising brutality

uncompromising

adjective
2. Indicating or possessing determination, resolution, or persistence:
3. Conforming completely to established rule:
Translations
غَيْر مُتَساهِل، مُتَصَلِّب، عَنيد
neústupný
kompromisløs
meg nem alkuvó
ósveigjanlegur
bezkompromisa-nepiekāpīgs
uzlaşmaz

uncompromising

[ʌnˈkɒmprəmaɪzɪŋ] ADJintransigente, inflexible
uncompromising loyaltylealtad f absoluta

uncompromising

[ˌʌnˈkɒmprəmaɪzɪŋ] adj
(= unyielding) [person, attitude] → intransigeant(e)
[integrity, brutality, honesty, film] → sans compromis

uncompromising

adjkompromisslos; dedication, honestyrückhaltlos; commitmenthundertprozentig; to be uncompromising in somethingsich bei etw auf keinen Kompromiss einlassen

uncompromising

[ʌnˈkɒmprəˌmaɪzɪŋ] adj (honesty, dedication) → assoluto/a; (attitude) → intransigente

uncompromising

(anˈkomprəmaiziŋ) adjective
keeping firmly to a particular attitude, policy etc. You should not adopt such an uncompromising attitude.
References in classic literature ?
Very well," and Professor Beecher's voice was as cold and uncompromising as was his rival's.
Her conception of the character was as heavy and uncompromising as her diction; she bore hard on the idea and on the consonants.
Time had not modified his ancient detestation of the humble drudge and protector of his boyhood; it was still bitter and uncompromising.
Economy was carried to its very extreme; but though Miranda was well-nigh as gloomy and uncompromising in her manner and conversation as a woman could well be, she at least never twitted her niece of being a burden; so Rebecca's share of the Sawyers' misfortunes consisted only in wearing her old dresses, hats, and jackets, without any apparent hope of a change.
The philosopher's letter dispensed with all the ordinary forms of address, and entered on the subject without prefatory phrases of any kind, in these uncompromising terms:
A fell, uncompromising, murderous business-meaning there.
She brought with her two uncompromising hard black boxes, with her initials on the lids in hard brass nails.
He was a man of narrow mind and imperfect education, and his uncompromising bigotry was made hot and mischievous by violent and hasty passions; he exerted his influence indecorously and unjustifiably to compass the death of the enthusiasts; and his whole conduct, in respect to them, was marked by brutal cruelty.
He wanted the suggestion to come from me, so that later on, when the trouble was over, he could argue this point with his own uncompromising spirit, laying the blame upon my shoulders.
He had never before heard a lady say "hell" with that uncompromising sort of accent, and the sound pleased him from a lady's lips; he would fain have had Frances to strike the string again, but it was not in her way.
May Heaven for many a year preserve him, the uncompromising foe of Nukuheva and the French, if a hostile attitude will secure his lovely domain from the remorseless inflictions of South Sea civilization.
Truth often finds its way to the mind close muffled in robes of sleep, and then speaks with uncompromising directness of matters in regard to which we practise an unconscious self-deception during our waking moments.