Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Showing neither fear nor indecision; resolute.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. without flinching; staying committed despite any difficulty; steadfast

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Not flinching or shrinking; unyielding.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not flinching; not shrinking: as, unflinching bravery.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. not shrinking from danger

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Examples

  • In the face of attack by African troops and a Bofors gun or a showdown with the African leader of the revolt, he proves his mettle in unflinching, steely style.

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  • As far as Slaughter is concerned, that is her ultimate riposte to those who think she should show more decorum when detailing every violation in unflinching detail.

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  • Sanctuary focuses on the small details of the everyday lives of these folks in unflinching detail.

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  • Flashes of magical realism, but at its heart it’s a saga of the lives – full of little pleasures and not inconsiderable suffering – of ordinary people, told in unflinching detail.

    Brian Ruckley · Pre-Web Books: the Comics Edition

  • She recalled the unflinching look of his steel-bright eyes, his deep, queerly vibrating voice, which had no trace of self-consciousness or pretence.

    Saint's Progress

  • Democratic legislators cannot be credibly described as unflinching ideologues who refuse to cut a deal.

    AroundTheCapitol.com

  • And also this kind of unflinching, sometimes devastating honesty, you know.

    In Memoriam: Sweet, Sad Rocker Vic Chesnutt

  • And with the moral authority of his background, his kind of unflinching backing in the Iraq War, not just of the surge, but at the beginning when he -- McCain diagnosed the problem in the war.

    CNN Transcript Jan 8, 2008

  • Post is more then complicit with this kind of unflinching support for the murder of as many as 100,000 people based upon false evidence.

    Firedoglake » Does Fred Hiatt Even Read the Washington Post?

  • Dlamini-Zuma and her delegation for their "unflinching" support for the Comoros peace process.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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