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Incapable of being shaken: unshakable faith.

un·shak′a·bly adv.
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(ʌnˈʃeɪkəbəl) or


(of beliefs, convictions, etc) utterly firm and unwavering
unˈshakableness, unˈshakeableness n
unˈshakably, unˈshakeably adv
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unshakable - marked by firm determination or resolutionunshakable - marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable; "firm convictions"; "a firm mouth"; "steadfast resolve"; "a man of unbendable perseverence"; "unwavering loyalty"
resolute - firm in purpose or belief; characterized by firmness and determination; "stood resolute against the enemy"; "faced with a resolute opposition"; "a resolute and unshakeable faith"
2.unshakable - without flaws or loopholesunshakable - without flaws or loopholes; "an ironclad contract"; "a watertight alibi"; "a bulletproof argument"
incontestable, incontestible - incapable of being contested or disputed
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Not easily moved or shaken:
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unshakeable [ʌnˈʃeɪkəbl] ADJ [belief] → inquebrantable
he was unshak(e)able in his resolvese mostró totalmente resuelto
after three hours he was still unshak(e)abledespués de tres horas seguía tan resuelto como antes
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adj, unshak(e)ably
advunerschütterlich; Anna is unshakeably honestAnna ist grundehrlich
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unshakeable [ʌnˈʃeɪkəbl] adjirremovibile
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References in classic literature ?
In general the trait of Speranski's mentality which struck Prince Andrew most was his absolute and unshakable belief in the power and authority of reason.
His mother and his sister had established that ethical fact on an unshakable foundation.
Vaguely Maggie felt this, in the strong resurgent love toward her brother that swept away all the later impressions of hard, cruel offence and misunderstanding, and left only the deep, underlying, unshakable memories of early union.
From the day a letter had come from Peter Mall, an ex-comrade in Wade's old regiment, saying the quarter-section next his own could be bought by paying annually a dollar and twenty-five cents an acre for seven years, their hopes had risen into determination that had become unshakable. Before the eyes of Jacob and Sarah Wade there had hovered, like a promise, the picture of the snug farm that could be evolved from this virgin soil.
For, absurd as it may sound, with that look into those Arabian Nights' eyes, had come somewhere out of space an overwhelming intuition, nay, an unshakable conviction, that the woman who was already being rolled away from me down the road in that Dis's car of a farmer's gig, was now and for ever and before all worlds the woman God had created for me, and that, unless I could be hers and she mine, there would be no home, no peace for either of us so long as we lived.
"There is an unshakable commonness between the Azerbaijani army and the Azerbaijani people.
Honest, upright men with unshakable principles do not change for petty things like saving taxes.
However, the guarantee of equality for all citizens, the rule of law, the right to protection of honor and dignity remained unshakable in the document.
The Bahraini Foreign Affairs Ministry said in a press statement that the kingdom stands side by side with Afghanistan and reiterates its unshakable position that rejects all forms of violence, extremism and terrorism.
The Minister expressing serious concern over the health of Kashmiri leader Mohammad Yasin Malik said India will not succeed in shattering their unshakable resolve through inhuman measures.
BAJAUR -- Federal Minister for Religious Affairs, Pir Noorul Haq Qadari Friday said that Bajaur district was a strong fort of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and its people have unshakable trust in the policies and leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan.
US-Philippines ties: Unshakable !-- -- The return of the Balangiga bells to the Philippines, after 117 years, has reinvigorated the friendship between the United States and the Philippines and, in fact, made the ties even stronger.