American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Showing neither fear nor indecision; resolute.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not flinching; not shrinking: as, unflinching bravery.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Not flinching or shrinking; unyielding.
- adj. not shrinking from danger
“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.”
“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.”
“Sanctuary focuses on the small details of the everyday lives of these folks in unflinching detail.”
“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.”
“She recalled the unflinching look of his steel-bright eyes, his deep, queerly vibrating voice, which had no trace of self-consciousness or pretence.”
“Democratic legislators cannot be credibly described as unflinching ideologues who refuse to cut a deal.”
“And also this kind of unflinching, sometimes devastating honesty, you know.”
“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.”
“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.”
“Dlamini-Zuma and her delegation for their "unflinching" support for the Comoros peace process.”
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