- not erring; not going astray or missing the mark: The captain set an unerring course for home.
- undeviatingly accurate throughout; not containing any error or flaw: She gave an unerring recital of the day's events.
- invariably precise or correct: unerring taste.
Origin of unerring
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Examples from the Web for unerring
It showcases two of his signature qualities as a writer: narrative velocity and an unerring ear for dialogue.The Ballad of Johnny France
Richard Ben Cramer
January 12, 2014
Plus, our 60-second guide to her life, and Malcolm Jones on her unerring art.Alice Munro, Cinderella Story
October 12, 2013
But she has an unerring talent for uncovering the extraordinary in the ordinary.Three Cheers for Alice Munro’s Nobel Prize in Literature
October 10, 2013
After a decade in power, he has never been more popular, thanks in large part to an unerring instinct for populism.In Turkey, Abortion Law Sparks New Battle Over Mosque Versus State
June 6, 2012
Frankly, however, what Moguls & Movie Stars needed was the unerring eye of a Thalberg or a Mayer for storytelling.A Visit to Hollywood's Glory Days
October 31, 2010
On the other hand, youth is often gifted with a credulity divine and unerring.The Spenders
Harry Leon Wilson
We introduce it as historical information, from a most unerring source.Ridgeway
And then comes in the unerring choice of the best of those suggestions.A Dish Of Orts
I do not quite like that phrase, 'the rapid and unerring glance of Erskine.'Sir Brook Fossbrooke, Volume I.
Charles James Lever
It was all humbug––all this mummery about intuitions and unerring perception and inscrutability.Rope
- not missing the mark or target
- consistently accurate; certain
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Word Origin and History for unerring
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