Definitions

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

  • adjective Incapable of being shaken.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Incapable of being shaken. Also spelled unshakeable.

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

  • adjective Not capable of being shaken; firm; fixed.

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

  • adjective That cannot be shaken or moved; unfaltering or unwavering.
  • adjective Having no errors or loopholes; unassailable.

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

  • adjective marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable
  • adjective without flaws or loopholes

Etymologies

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un- + shake + -able

Examples

  • In a statement afterward, the president spoke directly to U.S. troops in Iraq, pledging what he called his unshakable commitment to securing peace and adding the stakes are simply too high to just give up.

    CNN Transcript Dec 13, 2006

  • The normally dogged governor canceled his State of the State address Tuesday and took to the Assembly floor, choking up in an emotional eulogy for Mr. DeCroce, whom he called his "unshakable ally."

    Christie Mourns Ally

  • The country remains gripped in unshakable economic doldrums.

    Rocky Kistner: A Columbus Day Paean to the Fishermen of the Gulf

  • Kidd again was unshakable from the line with 16 seconds to play.

    USATODAY.com

  • Clinton plays down feud with Israel, calls ties 'unshakable' - Summary

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Clinton plays down feud with Israel, calls ties 'unshakable' - Summary

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • That may be because there wasn't much of note about Thomas Mellon beyond his ability to make money and what the author refers to as his "unshakable misanthropy and strident elitism."

    Banking On the Future

  • On Monday, the White House said Obama spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for about 20 minutes to discuss the way forward to direct negotiations between the Israelis and Palestinians, and to reaffirm his "unshakable" commitment to Israel's security.

    Obama discusses Middle East peace process with Elie Wiesel

  • Obama argued that an "unshakable" devotion to the notion that all faiths are "welcome" is "essential to who we are," thus casting this as a larger argument over the bedrock moral principles that are the foundation of American identity.

    One of the finest moments of Obama's presidency

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    OpEdNews - Quicklink: US: support for Israel 'unshakable'

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