Definition of unerring in English:


Syllabification: un·err·ing
Pronunciation: /ˌənˈəriNG
, ˌənˈeriNG


Always right or accurate: an unerring sense of direction
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  • I could always hop on the bus, but my unerring sense of direction would probably land me up at the opposite end of the island from my house.
  • The accident raised his other senses to near-superhuman levels, allowing him to taste, touch, smell and hear with unerring accuracy.
  • At the end of the second round he had opened up a 18-11 advantage mainly thanks to his ramrod right which he used with unerring accuracy.
unfailing, infallible, perfect, flawless, faultless, error-free, impeccable, unimpeachable;
sure, accurate, true, assured, sure-fire, sure-footed;
Theology inerrant



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  • The ball rolls crisply and unerringly towards the cup before dropping in to give the 39-year-old Scot his first European Tour victory since August 5, 2001.
  • As a child back in the Little Town I could walk unerringly to the history section of the local library and pluck numerous volumes I'd read about World War II off the shelf.
  • But the finger of suspicion points unerringly at us.


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  • His name vouched for integrity, academic quality and unerringness in human and political judgement.
  • The unerringness of the law was illustrated this morning at the Courthouse.
  • Their reason was in the main the doubt that lurked behind many death sentences about the unerringness of the justice meted out.

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