abiding

[ uh-bahy-ding ]
/ əˈbaɪ dɪŋ /
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adjective

continuing without change; enduring; steadfast: an abiding faith.

Nearby words

  1. abiathar,
  2. abib,
  3. abidance,
  4. abide,
  5. abide by,
  6. abidjan,
  7. abie,
  8. abient,
  9. abietate,
  10. abietic acid

Origin of abiding

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300; see origin at abide, -ing2

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Examples from the Web for unabiding

  • What when the people are rigid and unyielding, and their surroundings fluent and unabiding?

    A Tramp's Notebook|Morley Roberts


British Dictionary definitions for unabiding

abiding

/ (əˈbaɪdɪŋ) /

adjective

permanent; enduringan abiding belief
Derived Formsabidingly, adverb

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Word Origin and History for unabiding

abiding

adj.

late 14c., "enduring," present participle adjective from abide (v.).

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