Definitions

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  • adverb Without winking; with one's full attention.

Etymologies

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unwinking +‎ -ly

Examples

  • No one moved, no one spoke, every eye was rivited unwinkingly upon the rigid form stretched out under the bronze canopy, every heart beat madly with suspense, and teeth chattered like castanets with excitement and the deadly cold of the tomb.

    "The Moon Woman" by Minna Irving, part 2

  • No one moved, no one spoke, every eye was rivited unwinkingly upon the rigid form stretched out under the bronze canopy, every heart beat madly with suspense, and teeth chattered like castanets with excitement and the deadly cold of the tomb.

    Archive 2010-04-01

  • Who awakes there a voice from every hill and in every cavern, and bids legends, which for centuries have slept a dreamless sleep, or watched unwinkingly, start up and pass before you in all their life and glory?

    Speeches: Literary and Social

  • Huge eyes, like those of a cobra a thousand times magnified, stared unwinkingly at the petrified humans clinging to the rock.

    The Conquering Sword of Conan

  • They were great gleaming disks that stared unwinkingly, luminous, whitish, and without a hint of normal emotion or sanity.

    The Conquering Sword Of Conan

  • The two soldiers stood staring with sullen faces, fingering their guns, while the other chap raved and stormed and kept pointing at Peter, whose mild eyes stared unwinkingly at his assailant.

    Greenmantle

  • -- Chesterton Two of the China-boys squatted among the smudge fires, staring at me unwinkingly as I threaded my way among the recumbent bodies and made my way to the rear door.

    The Moon of Skulls

  • They were great gleaming disks that stared unwinkingly, luminous, whitish, and without a hint of normal emotion or sanity.

    The Conquering Sword of Conan

  • Huge eyes, like those of a cobra a thousand times magnified, stared unwinkingly at the petrified humans clinging to the rock.

    The Conquering Sword Of Conan

  • Huge eyes, like those of a python a thousand times magnified, stared unwinkingly at the petrified humans clinging to the rock above it.

    The Conquering Sword Of Conan

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