undeviating


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undeviating

(ʌnˈdiːvɪˌeɪtɪŋ)
adj
not turning aside or departing from a set direction or intention
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Adj.1.undeviating - going directly ahead from one point to another without veering or turning asideundeviating - going directly ahead from one point to another without veering or turning aside; "some people see evolution as an undeviating upward march from simple organisms to the very complex"; "a straight and narrow tree-lined road unswerving across the lowlands"
direct - direct in spatial dimensions; proceeding without deviation or interruption; straight and short; "a direct route"; "a direct flight"; "a direct hit"
2.undeviating - used of values and principlesundeviating - used of values and principles; not subject to change; steady; "undeviating loyalty"
dependable, reliable - worthy of reliance or trust; "a reliable source of information"; "a dependable worker"
Translations

undeviating

[ʌnˈdiːvɪeɪtɪŋ] ADJdirecto, constante
to follow an undeviating pathseguir un curso recto

undeviating

adj (= straight) linegerade; (fig: = unchanging) route, pathdirekt; fairness, determinationunbeirrbar; accuracyunfehlbar
References in classic literature ?
Besides, when making a passage from one feeding-ground to another, the sperm whales, guided by some infallible instinct -- say, rather, secret intelligence from the Deity --mostly swim in veins, as they are called; continuing their way along a given ocean-line with such undeviating exactitude, that no ship ever sailed her course, by any chart, with one tithe of such marvellous precision.
Besides, if you regard him very closely, and time him with your watch, you will find that when unmolested, there is an undeviating rhyme between the periods of his jets and the ordinary periods of respiration.
No European settlement ever formed upon this continent has been more distinguished for undeviating kindness and equity toward the savages.
It was this deficiency, I considered, while running over in thought the perfect keeping of the character of the premises with the accredited character of the people, and while speculating upon the possible influence which the one, in the long lapse of centuries, might have exercised upon the other--it was this deficiency, perhaps, of collateral issue, and the consequent undeviating transmission, from sire to son, of the patrimony with the name, which had, at length, so identified the two as to merge the original title of the estate in the quaint and equivocal appellation of the "House of Usher"--an appellation which seemed to include, in the minds of the peasantry who used it, both the family and the family mansion.
He was passionate though silent, obstinate, and a good deal suspicious of strangers; of immovable courage, in flexible honesty, and undeviating in his friendships.
We speak of the keeping of a room as we would of the keeping of a picture - for both the picture and the room are amenable to those undeviating principles which regulate all varieties of art; and very nearly the same laws by which we decide on the higher merits of a painting, suffice for decision on the adjustment of a chamber.
Believe it to be most fervent, most undeviating, in F.
With a cynicism with seemed only to become more bitter he pursued his undeviating and deliberate way.
Obedience, rigid, undeviating obedience, was what was exacted of him; and in return he escaped beatings and his existence was tolerated.
So now the apparently causeless movement of the herbage and the slow, undeviating approach of the line of disturbance were distinctly disquieting.
Both to Captain Fitz Roy and to all the Officers of the Beagle [1] I shall ever feel most thankful for the undeviating kindness with which I was treated during our long voyage.
In geography there is still much to be desired; and a careful and undeviating use of the backboard, for four hours daily during the next three years, is recommended as necessary to the acquirement of that dignified DEPORTMENT AND CARRIAGE, so requisite for every young lady of FASHION.