uncompromising love

Definitions

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

  • adjective Unwilling to grant concessions or negotiate; inflexible.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not compromising; admitting of no compromise; not complying; inflexible; unyielding: as, uncompromising hostility.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Not admitting of compromise; making no truce or concessions; obstinate; unyielding; inflexible.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective inflexible and unwilling to negotiate or make concessions
  • adjective principled

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

  • adjective not making concessions

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Examples

  • The word "uncompromising" sounds like the perfect word to describe Tilda Swinton.

    John Farr: She Who Dares: The Astonishing Work Of Tilda Swinton

  • The word "uncompromising" sounds like the perfect word to describe Tilda Swinton.

    John Farr: She Who Dares: The Astonishing Work Of Tilda Swinton

  • The word "uncompromising" sounds like the perfect word to describe Tilda Swinton.

    John Farr: She Who Dares: The Astonishing Work Of Tilda Swinton

  • Now, however, the truth is set out in uncompromising terms.

    Mendacity, Incompetence, Spin, Panic: a Typical Labour Day

  • Now, however, the truth is set out in uncompromising terms.

    Archive 2008-05-11

  • "No more fugue" -- there was a finality in the phrase uncompromising as the "no more sea" of the Apocalyptic vision.

    The Nebuly Coat

  • The snow lay in uncompromising whiteness, thick over all the world – a kindly shelter for the young grain and covering for the soil; but Fleda's spirits, just then in another mood, saw in it only the cold refusal to hope, and the barren check to exertion.

    Queechy

  • Suddenly the lightning and thunder of at least twenty fusils burst upon our astonished senses from the gully, and awoke us to a startling consciousness of imminent danger, magnified beyond conception, by the almost magical appearance of more than one hundred warriors, erect in uncompromising enmity - both before and on either side of us, at the terrifying distance (since measured) of thirty steps.

    Life in the Rocky Mountains

  • WASHINGTON Reuters - A testy President Barack Obama on Tuesday expressed frustration at his own Democrats for attacking him over his tax-cut deal with Republicans, who he called uncompromising "hostage takers."

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • WASHINGTON Reuters - A testy President Barack Obama on Tuesday expressed frustration at his own Democrats for attacking him over his tax-cut deal with Republicans, who he called uncompromising "hostage takers."

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

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