Definitions

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  • n. The state or condition of being unerring.

Etymologies

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unerring +‎ -ness

Examples

  • Rather, the so-called unerringness of native speech is in part hit or myth.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XIX No 3

  • And because she always wanted to do what Jenny did, and always wanted what Jenny had got, Em wanted to be taken out by Alf. Jenny, with the cruel unerringness of an exasperated woman, was piercing to Emmy's heart with fierce lambent flashes of insight.

    Nocturne

  • For as God sees with absolute unerringness, so a wise man who is acquainted with the character and circumstances of others may foretell and assure their future life with a great degree of certainty.

    Scripture and Truth: Dissertations by the Late Benjamin Jowett with Introduction by Lewis Campbell.

  • This soldier, in spite of his unerringness in reading Oswald's inmost heart, seemed not so very sharp in other things, or he would never have given away his secret plans like this, for he must have known from our accents that we were Britons to the backbone.

    The Wouldbegoods

  • So it shows that for all the brag you hear about knowledge being such a wonderful thing, instink is worth forty of it for real unerringness.

    Tom Sawyer Abroad

  • This soldier, in spite of his unerringness in reading Oswald's innermost heart, seemed not so very sharp in other things, or he would never have given away his secret plans like this, for he must have known from our accents that we were Britons to the backbone.

    The Wouldbegoods

  • The enemy seemed to read Oswald's thoughts with deadly unerringness.

    The Wouldbegoods

  • He will ferret out a case that he once starts on with an unerringness that would charm you.

    From Whose Bourne

  • The result corroborated his devotional belief in the unerringness of his own powerful intuition.

    Vittoria — Complete

  • She felt a numbness in one arm now it was over, and mentally complimented her London physician on the unerringness of his diagnosis.

    Lord Ormont and His Aminta — Complete

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