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  • adv. Without showing fear or indecision; resolutely.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Without flinching; unshrinkingly.


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unflinching +‎ -ly


  • To realise the relative validity of one's convictions and yet stand for them unflinchingly, is what distinguishes a civilised man from a barbarian.

    Moral relativism and the Pope

  • All the designs are there so you can see what worked and what didn’t and the commentary about all the projects in unflinchingly honest without ever being cruel.

    #36. Tell Me Why « 1979 Semi-Finalist…

  • No doubt that Cannes nod (the first of several festival laurels picked up) stirred some controversy, because this is the kind of unflinchingly provocative movie that dares you to be entertained, or appalled, or both.


  • This kind of unflinchingly forward thinking in problem solving is precisely what we need around here. whatever, Amy Guth it's 10: 27 AM

    bigmouth indeed strikes again

  • For this new Neutra collection too, Tribù goes unflinchingly for surprising, hard-wearing materials: a frame in painted aluminium, injected under high pressure, and a seat in Batyline or bent beech wood, treated by the patented Belmadur® process.

    Neutra Collection by Vincent Van Duysen

  • “When Prayer Fails: Faith Healing, Children, and the Law” is the first book to look unflinchingly at the tragic cases of children who have died because their parents place absolute faith in the power of prayer rather than in the efficacy of modern medicine.

    Christian Scientists pushing change in Wisconsin prayer law

  • They share a characteristic I call "practical optimism" -- although they clearly perceive current reality, they unflinchingly confront it.

    Michele Hunt: 2012: A New Day

  • TV network Al Jazeera, which is based in Qatar and has been criticised for not covering the nation's affairs as unflinchingly as it does the rest of the world's, also factored into the forum's discussion.

    Global Voices in English » Qatar: Media Freedom Centre Head Resignation Mourned and Celebrated

  • Now, in a spirit of healing, we must unflinchingly take a fresh look at the subject and with love in our hearts, find our common ground and once and for all end the American Civil War.

    DNC: Barbour 'defended the indefensible'

  • It was precisely because "Mad Men" portrayed the sexism of that era so unflinchingly, they told me, that they could not bear to watch.

    Why 'Mad Men' is TV's most feminist show


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