- not admitting of compromise or adjustment of differences; making no concessions; inaccessible to flexible bargaining; unyielding: an uncompromising attitude.
- without reservation or exception; undeviating; absolute, as believing in or adhering to a principle, position, or the like: an uncompromising abolitionist.
Origin of uncompromising
1820–30; un-1 + compromising
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1. rigid, obstinate. 2. firm, steadfast.
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Examples from the Web for uncompromisingly
But at that time I was very nervous and uncompromisingly patriotic.My Double Life
“To be bribed,” said Hephzibah uncompromisingly, as she returned to her seat.The Hound From The North
No one has spoken as uncompromisingly of his theatrical pieces as himself.Maxim Gorki</p>
"If you do not do good, you must do harm," she said uncompromisingly.The Tinted Venus
The platform was "uncompromisingly in favor of the American system of protection."The New Nation
Frederic L. Paxson
- not prepared to give ground or to compromise
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Word Origin and History for uncompromisingly
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