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uncompromising

Line breaks: un|com¦prom|is¦ing
Pronunciation: /ʌnˈkɒmprəmʌɪzɪŋ
 
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Definition of uncompromising in English:

adjective

1Showing an unwillingness to make concessions to others, especially by changing one’s ways or opinions: as an uncompromising Protestant he felt that his country ought to be at war with Spain his voice was uncompromising
More example sentences
  • Levein's opinions, honest and uncompromising, have been a hallmark of his reign.
  • Common to both was Hearts being uncompromising and unwilling simply to allow Celtic to dictate.
  • The Reagan doctrine was an uncompromising policy to win a global struggle between good and evil.
1.1Harsh or relentless: the uncompromising ugliness of her home
More example sentences
  • Caroline Hunt's production is tough, uncompromising and honed to muscled perfection.
  • I will be as harsh as truth, and as uncompromising as justice.
  • In addition to the reduced financial benefits, players exist in one of the most gruelling, physically uncompromising leagues.
Synonyms
British informal bloody-minded
North American informal badass
rare indurate

Derivatives

uncompromisingly

1
adverb
Example sentences
  • You are deemed a supremely honest left voice writing in this country's leading liberal newspaper, and you clearly view yourself as uncompromisingly honest.
  • The etymology is uncompromisingly straightforward.
  • Cathy Jamieson's old schoolteacher would probably wince at the tortured sentence just delivered in an uncompromisingly broad Ayrshire accent by Scotland's embattled education minister.

uncompromisingness

2
noun
Example sentences
  • The cricketer replies that both have a quality of ‘uncompromisingness, facing the facts, not turning one's face away, not giving up’.
  • Statistical evaluation of uncompromisingness of climate regions in 0.5 km squares is presented.
  • It is in the uncompromisingness with which dogma is held and not in the dogma or want of dogma that the danger lies.

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