[ uhn-kom-pruh-mahy-zing ]
/ ʌnˈkɒm prəˌmaɪ zɪŋ /


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

OTHER WORDS FROM uncompromising

un·com·pro·mis·ing·ly, adverbun·com·pro·mis·ing·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for uncompromising

/ (ʌnˈkɒmprəˌmaɪzɪŋ) /


not prepared to give ground or to compromise

Derived forms of uncompromising

uncompromisingly, adverbuncompromisingness, noun
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