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  • adj. Experiencing or harboring no doubts; entirely confident.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not doubting; not hesitating respecting facts; not fluctuating in uncertainty: as, an undoubting believer; an undoubting faith.


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  • Brooke himself, Churchill assured readers of his obituary, had been "joyous, fearless, versatile, deeply instructed ... ruled by high undoubting purpose."

    Jill Dawson's novel about Rupert Brooke, "The Great Lover"

  • Lincoln wasn't so undoubting in the depths of the Civil War, nor LBJ during Vietnam.

    Jackson Williams: George Bush in Retirement: "I Never Listened To Anyone But Me"

  • Up to this point, Hurley had been his usual undoubting self.

    The Last Empress

  • Yet still, read aloud, to an undoubting audience by the doubtful light of the closing evening, or in silence, by a decaying taper, and amidst the solitude of a half-lighted apartment, it may redeem its character as a good ghost story.

    The Tapestried Chamber

  • When these errors took place, they seem to have arisen from an over refined system of policy, which induced Louis to assume the appearance of undoubting confidence in those whom it was his object to overreach; for, in his general conduct, he was as jealous and suspicious as any tyrant who ever breathed.

    Quentin Durward

  • Haber embodies the Western psyche: active, arrogant, science-centered, undoubting.

    The Lathe of Heaven, Ursula K. Le Guin

  • Although the novelties of the moderns were never disagreeable to our desires, who have always cherished with grateful affection those who devote themselves to study and who add anything either ingenious or useful to the opinions of our forefathers, yet we have always desired with more undoubting avidity to investigate the well-tested labours of the ancients.

    The Love of Books : The Philobiblon of Richard de Bury

  • Write to her at first in the undoubting tone of a lover who has every claim upon her.

    The Memoires of Barry Lyndon

  • And so, between one brother who meant no unkindness, and another who was all affection and goodwill, this undoubting woman created difference, distrust, dislike, which might one day possibly lead to open rupture.

    The Newcomes

  • She had been mercenary once, but she would atone for that now by open-handed, undoubting generosity.

    The Claverings


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