AskDefine | Define unswerving

Dictionary Definition

unswerving adj
1 going directly ahead from one point to another without veering or turning aside; "some people see evolution as an undeviating upward march from simple organisms to the very complex"; "a straight and narrow tree-lined road unswerving across the lowlands" [syn: undeviating]
2 firm and dependable especially in loyalty; "a steadfast ally"; "a staunch defender of free speech"; "unswerving devotion"; "unswerving allegiance" [syn: steadfast, staunch]

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English

Etymology

From un- + swerve + -ing.

Pronunciation

Adjective

  1. Not deviating; not yielding or straying or varying.
    They followed the ritual with unswerving faith.

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