Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Without blinking.
  • adjective Without visible emotion.
  • adjective Fearless in facing reality.

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  • adjective Not blinking

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  • adjective not shrinking from danger
  • adjective showing no visible emotion

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Examples

  • This trait should not be confused with blind - also "unblinking" -- ambition.

    Aimee Liu: Why the Political is Personal(ity)

  • Drones such as the Predator and the Reaper can loiter, maintaining what one former CIA director described as an "unblinking stare" over a chosen area for up to 18 hours.

    The Economist: Daily news and views

  • (She also clearly shares George W. Bush's lack of intellectual curiosity, not to mention his preference for impulsive, "unblinking" decision-making.)

    Sheila Suess Kennedy: This Country Needs An Intellectual

  • Surely we should accept her speedy rise to the Governorship of Alaska and her "unblinking" acceptance of McCain's offer to make her his Vice Presidential running mate as proof of her powerful self-directedness.

    Aimee Liu: Why the Political is Personal(ity)

  • Â But if anything, we have seen him display the kind of unblinking intellectual courage and honesty that our nation thirsts so desperately for.

    Hard Truths | Barack Obama | positively Barack

  • Regardless of who's right or wrong, this kind of unblinking support for sanctioned violence within a growing police state is scary, and completely contradictory to the "God Given" freedoms you think you have in this country.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • Regardless of who's right or wrong, this kind of unblinking support for sanctioned violence within a growing police state is scary, and completely contradictory to the "God Given" freedoms you think you have in this country.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • Regardless of who's right or wrong, this kind of unblinking support for sanctioned violence within a growing police state is scary, and completely contradictory to the "God Given" freedoms you think you have in this country.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • Regardless of who's right or wrong, this kind of unblinking support for sanctioned violence within a growing police state is scary, and completely contradictory to the "God Given" freedoms you think you have in this country.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • Regardless of who's right or wrong, this kind of unblinking support for sanctioned violence within a growing police state is scary, and completely contradictory to the "God Given" freedoms you think you have in this country.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

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