- v. present participle of undergird.
“Statistics were the "undergirding" of Africa's poverty reduction policies and programmes.”
“North Carolina when I was there and I knew him very well and he was very much involved with the Fellowship, very much interested in what was going on and it was with this kind of undergirding that was going on ... it wasn't just technique and it wasn't just action ... it was something that motivated him.”
“This historical sequence forged the sociological undergirding for the much discussed culture wars of our time.”
“I guess one expects the location of a life-changing event to be remarkable in some way, but as I approached the bridge, I saw that it was quite ordinary, supported by round pilings, its undergirding painted a grayish blue, its old concrete stained with iron rust and crumbling at the edges.”
“And since security concerns are tightly linked to privacy concerns (they are twin pillars undergirding public trust in technology), it will be important for lawmakers to ensure that data stored the cloud enjoys the same legal protections as data stored on personal computers.”
“These bullying behaviors would not exist without the undergirding and the patina of respect provided by religious fervor against LGBT people.”
“Nonetheless, we hope for the best and present the New Testament premises undergirding its teaching on the use and misuse of material goods.”
“American Jews, Christians, Muslims and those of other religious and ethical communities could insist that our government use its influence and power on behalf of the flowering of peace, instead of undergirding violence and war.”
“I did not think he was vain enough to believe he had a degree of persuasive power that no politician in American history has ever possessed and could turn his sworn enemies into his bosom buddies simply by making them see the plain reason undergirding his beautiful words.”
“Although there was another big slab of tannins, the tannins were elegant undergirding a delicate layer of dark berry aromas.”
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