unblinking

[uhn-bling-king]
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

First recorded in 1905–10; un-1 + blinking
Related formsun·blink·ing·ly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for unblinkingly

Historical Examples of unblinkingly

  • He gazed at me steadily, unblinkingly and with entire respect.

  • 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


British Dictionary definitions for unblinkingly

unblinking

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