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unblinking

[uhn-bling-king] /ʌnˈblɪŋ kɪŋ/
adjective
1.
not blinking.
2.
without displaying response, as surprise, confusion, or chagrin:
an unblinking reaction to the charges.
3.
not varying or wavering; fearless; forthright:
unblinking devotion.
Origin of unblinking
1905-1910
First recorded in 1905-10; un-1 + blinking
Related forms
unblinkingly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for unblinkingly
Historical Examples
  • He gazed at me steadily, unblinkingly and with entire respect.

    The House of a Thousand Candles Meredith Nicholson
  • They stared so directly, so unblinkingly at Brian, that Dierdre was vexed.

    Everyman's Land C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  • Over the top of this an enormous pair of ears protruded, and two big, solemn eyes were glued on us unblinkingly.

    I Married a Ranger Dama Margaret Smith
  • The Chinaman looked at us unblinkingly for five steady minutes, then he waved his pipe toward a rear door.

  • His head was lowered, but Conan caught the weird gleam of eery eyes regarding them unblinkingly.

    Shadows in Zamboula Robert E. Howard
  • Four round, blankly surprised eyes were fixed, he knew, unblinkingly on him.

    Christopher and Columbus

    Countess Elizabeth Von Arnim
  • His big, bold eyes held a kind of grim humor, and he rolled them unblinkingly from the groom to the bride, and back again.

    IT and Other Stories Gouverneur Morris
  • From weazel-shaped heads bulged enormous dark eyes which stared at him unblinkingly.

    Restricted Tool Malcolm B. Morehart
  • unblinkingly stared the wide gray eyes when the sunbeams flashed upon his face.

    Tess of the Storm Country

    Grace Miller White
  • With eyes deep-sunken and chilly blue as high mountain lakes, he looked up at the Frenchman unblinkingly.

    The Wolf Cub Patrick Casey
British Dictionary definitions for unblinkingly

unblinking

/ʌnˈblɪŋkɪŋ/
adjective
1.
without blinking
2.
showing no visible response or emotion
3.
not wavering through trepidation or fear
Derived Forms
unblinkingly, adverb
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