Definition of unfailing in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌənˈfāliNG/


1Without error or fault: his unfailing memory for names
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  • She is/was a brilliant sub-editor and had an unfailing eye for errors of fact or style.
  • Reading was his passion and he had a keen mind and unfailing memory.
  • One has an unfailing memory of what one hears or knows but once.
1.1Reliable or constant: his mother had always been an unfailing source of reassurance
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  • With unfailing constancy tomorrow becomes yet another today, full and hectic with characteristically unforgiving demands which brazenly refuse to be postponed.
  • Dave's active contribution to the running of the Club will be greatly missed as will his constant cheerfulness and unfailing sense of humour.
  • In fact this gorgeous headquarters will remain a silent but a constant reminder of the unfailing service of those who made this dream come true.
constant, reliable, dependable, steadfast, steady;
endless, undying, unfading, inexhaustible, indefatigable, boundless, tireless, ceaseless



Pronunciation: /ˌənˈfāliNGnəs/
Example sentences
  • In this psalm, all of history is interpreted as proof of the unfailingness of the steadfast love of God.
  • The unfailingness of hope is evident in the last scene of the film when Mathilde finds her fiancée.
  • Perhaps we would be excused if there were no wholesomeness, unfailingness, and invincibility in goodness.

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Syllabification: un·fail·ing

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