unswerving


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Related to unswerving: unswervingly, furtiveness

un·swerv·ing

 (ŭn-swûr′vĭng)
adj.
1. Not veering or turning aside: "a path ... so straight and unswerving" (Mary Wilkins Freeman).
2. Constant; steady: unswerving allegiance; unswerving devotion.

un·swerv′ing·ly adv.

unswerving

(ʌnˈswɜːvɪŋ)
adj
not turning aside; constant
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unswerving - going directly ahead from one point to another without veering or turning asideunswerving - 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.unswerving - firm and dependable especially in loyaltyunswerving - firm and dependable especially in loyalty; "a steadfast ally"; "a staunch defender of free speech"; "unswerving devotion"; "unswerving allegiance"
constant - steadfast in purpose or devotion or affection; "a man constant in adherence to his ideals"; "a constant lover"; "constant as the northern star"

unswerving

adjective firm, staunch, steadfast, constant, true, direct, devoted, steady, dedicated, resolute, single-minded, unwavering, unflagging, untiring, unfaltering, undeviating her unswerving belief in her father's innocence

unswerving

adjective
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Translations

unswerving

[ʌnˈswɜːvɪŋ] ADJ [resolve] → inquebrantable; [loyalty] → inquebrantable, firme

unswerving

[ʌnˈswɜːrvɪŋ] adj [loyalty, support] → à toute épreuve; [belief] → inébranlable

unswerving

adj resolve, loyaltyunerschütterlich, unbeirrbar; the road followed its unswerving course across the desertdie Straße führte schnurgerade durch die Wüste; to be unswerving in one’s belief (in something)in seinem Glauben (→ an etw acc) → unbeirrbar sein

unswerving

[ʌnˈswɜːvɪŋ] adj (loyalty, devotion) → ferreo/a, incrollabile
References in classic literature ?
During the years he had served as master of fence at the English Court the sons of royalty had learned to thrust and parry and cut as only De Vac could teach the art; and he had been as conscientious in the discharge of his duties as he had been in his unswerving hatred and contempt for his pupils.
And this is the order of truth, lesser though it be, that man must know and guide his actions by with unswerving certitude that it is absolute truth and that in the universe no other order of truth can obtain.
Such characters do not elicit the joyous and unswerving devotion which Lavalle commanded throughout life.
I trust you because I know that you are not cursed with the terrible trait of absolute and unswerving truthfulness, that you could lie like one of your own Virginia gentlemen if a lie would save others from sorrow or suffering.
There were jets, too, of liquid fire that fell back in dazzling cascades--a superb but dangerous spectacle, for the wind with unswerving certainty was carrying the balloon directly toward this blazing atmosphere.
He has helped me to see the other man - half-savage, splendidly masterful, forging his way through to success by sheer pluck and unswerving obstinacy.
He walked up to the furthest corner of the room, and, turning back, saw her sitting very upright, her hands clasped on her lap, and with a lost, unswerving gaze of her eyes which stared unwinking like the eyes of the blind, at the crude gas flame, blazing and still, between the jaws of the bronze dragon.
Ah, how is it possible for the untaught heart to keep its faith, unswerving, in the face of dire misrule, and palpable, unrebuked injustice?
It is not possible to blink the truth that Emma Jane was dull; but a dogged, unswerving loyalty, and the gift of devoted, unselfish loving, these, after all, are talents of a sort, and may possibly be of as much value in the world as a sense of numbers or a faculty for languages.
With unswerving logic she traces the sequence of act and consequence, showing how apparently trifling words and deeds reveal the springs of character and how careless choices and seemingly insignificant self-indulgences may altogether determine the issues of life.
between thirty and forty - remarkable neither for beauty, nor wealth, nor brilliant accomplishments; nor any other thing that I ever heard of, except genuine good sense, unswerving integrity, active piety, warm-hearted benevolence, and a fund of cheerful spirits.
Then, too, my father is not a person whose orders may be infringed with impunity; protected as he is by his high position and firmly established reputation for talent and unswerving integrity, no one could oppose him; he is all-powerful even with the king; he would crush you at a word.