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unhesitating

[uhn-hez-i-tey-ting] /ʌnˈhɛz ɪˌteɪ tɪŋ/
adjective
1.
without hesitation; not delayed by uncertainty:
an unhesitating decision.
2.
unwavering; unfaltering; steady:
an unhesitating adherence to duty.
Origin of unhesitating
1745-1755
1745-55; un-1 + hesitating
Related forms
unhesitatingly, adverb
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  • The responses of bride and groom were unhesitating, even firm.

    Ruggles of Red Gap Harry Leon Wilson
  • The one who had made that unhesitating plunge was Rodney Grant.

  • "Well, I've seen it on him lots of times," came the unhesitating reply.

  • (in English idiom, 'smoking tobacco') was the unhesitating answer.

    The Faith of Islam Edward Sell
  • "Because you shouldn't take fright and leave him," was the unhesitating reply.

  • "Oh, I hate Nick Carter, right enough," was the unhesitating reply.

    A Woman at Bay Nicholas Carter
  • All that he did was forthright, manly, single-purposed, and unhesitating.

    The Eagle's Heart Hamlin Garland
  • The answer was immediate and unhesitating, and you can imagine how much it gratified me.

  • Those who started with an unhesitating flight number about twenty.

    The Mason-bees J. Henri Fabre
British Dictionary definitions for unhesitating

unhesitating

/ʌnˈhɛzɪˌteɪtɪŋ/
adjective
1.
steadfast; unwavering: unhesitating loyalty
2.
without hesitation; prompt
Derived Forms
unhesitatingly, adverb
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