- unyielding + -ness (Wiktionary)
“The weight of these demands coupled with continued Iranian unyieldingness should not be underestimated.”
“I believe it is the strength of the ego feeling which gives to some the vigor and unyieldingness of their conscience.”
“Their fears had vanished, but the sand, receiving now their undivided attention, multiplied its unyieldingness.”
“But, Miss Neilson, I can't -- you mustn't --" she stammered; then, because of something in the unyieldingness of the square young chin above the sealskin coat, and because she could not (she knew) use actual force to drag the owner of that chin out of the line, she bowed her head in acquiescence.”
“Yes; in the generous emotions now swelling in your bosom; in the high and noble purpose -- now fixing itself in your mind, and referring into the unyieldingness of indomitable principle, we hear the inspiring response -- Liberia shall live before God and before the nations of the earth!”
“Then something in the strong, clear voice, the square unyieldingness of shoulders, the body massive and forceful, caused her to draw hastily away.”
“The Indian woman being commonly a wife and mother before a really full maturity has been reached, or any absolute unyieldingness of form been contracted, the figure yet admits of such-like beneficent processes being exerted upon it.”
“The thought is troubling my mind that she has a narrow heart, and that in this lies the secret of her unyieldingness.”
“Yes; in the generous emotions now swelling in your bosoms -- in the high and noble purpose now fixing itself in your mind, and ripening into the unyieldingness of indomitable principle, we hear the inspiring response -- Liberia shall live before God, and before the nations of the earth.”
Wilson Armistead, 1819?-1868. A Tribute for the Negro: Being a Vindication of the Moral, Intellectual, and Religious Capabilities of the Colored Portion of Mankind; with Particular Reference to the African Race.
“Leftwing bloggers 'unyieldingness on issues such as torture and the Iraq war goes together with partisan accommodationism on other issues, but isn't tempered by it.”
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