unquestioning


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un·ques·tion·ing

 (ŭn-kwĕs′chə-nĭng)
adj.
Not marked by or exhibiting uncertainty or indecision: unquestioning faith.

un·ques′tion·ing·ly adv.

unquestioning

(ʌnˈkwɛstʃənɪŋ)
adj
accepting something without expressing doubt or uncertainty
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unquestioning - not inclined to ask questionsunquestioning - not inclined to ask questions  
credulous - disposed to believe on little evidence; "the gimmick would convince none but the most credulous"
2.unquestioning - being without doubt or reserveunquestioning - being without doubt or reserve; "implicit trust"
absolute - perfect or complete or pure; "absolute loyalty"; "absolute silence"; "absolute truth"; "absolute alcohol"

unquestioning

adjective
Translations
لا جِدال فيه، لا خِلاف فيه
bezpodmínečný
ubetinget
gagnrÿnislaus
itirazsızmutlak

unquestioning

[ʌnˈkwestʃənɪŋ] ADJ [acceptance] → incondicional, ciego; [loyalty] → incondicional; [faith etc] → ciego

unquestioning

[ʌnˈkwɛstʃənɪŋ] adj [support, acceptance] → inconditionnel(le); [belief, obedience] → aveugle

unquestioning

adjbedingungslos; belief, faith alsoblind

unquestioning

[ʌnˈkwɛstʃənɪŋ] adj (obedience, acceptance) → cieco/a

unquestionable

(anˈkwestʃənəbl) adjective
that cannot be doubted; completely certain. unquestionable proof.
unˈquestionably adverb
certainly. Unquestionably, he deserves to be punished.
unˈquestioning adjective
(done etc) without any disagreement or protest. unquestioning obedience/belief.
References in classic literature ?
At the same time I read the literature of the subject, and gave the pretensions of Macpherson an unquestioning faith.
To one imbued from infancy with the fascinating fallacy that all men are born equal, unquestioning submission to authority is not easily mastered, and the American volunteer soldier in his "green and salad days" is among the worst known.
Observing these people narrowly, even when the iron hand of misfortune has shaken them from their unquestioning hold on the world, one sees little trace of religion, still less of a distinctively Christian creed.
From his deepest soul, he that hour loosed and parted from every hope in life that now is, and offered his own will an unquestioning sacrifice to the Infinite.
Then there were the calls of hunger; and Silas, in his solitude, had to provide his own breakfast, dinner, and supper, to fetch his own water from the well, and put his own kettle on the fire; and all these immediate promptings helped, along with the weaving, to reduce his life to the unquestioning activity of a spinning insect.
The influence of ages of unquestioning obedience to high priests had made it seem impossible to them to question his authority; but when they realized that they could force him to their will they were as happy as children with new toys.
This man--our lackey, our servant, our unquestioning slave though he was--was still a gentleman--we could see that--while of the other two one was coarse and awkward and the other was a born pirate.
We should picture to ourselves congregations of persons for the most part grossly ignorant, of unquestioning though very superficial faith, and of emotions easily aroused to fever heat.
It is blind devotion, unquestioning self-humiliation, utter submission, trust and belief against yourself and against the whole world, giving up your whole heart and soul to the smiter - as I did
And every one of those legends told him of battles fought at long odds, without fear as without support; of hospitality catholic as an Arab's; of friendships deep as the sea and steady as the fighting-line; of honour won by hard roads for honour's sake; and of instant and unquestioning devotion to the Regiment - the Regiment that claims the lives of all and lives forever.
Elizabetha Prokofievna sometimes informed the girls that they were a little too candid in this matter, but in spite of their outward deference to their mother these three young women, in solemn conclave, had long agreed to modify the unquestioning obedience which they had been in the habit of according to her; and Mrs.
He thought how much better it was to be a dumb, unquestioning beast, or a human being conscious of his soul, than to be as he was--alone, a materialist, who saw the meaninglessness of matter and whose mind, in some manner which he did not understand, had developed a slant that made him doubt what others accepted so easily as facts.