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unerring

[ uhn-ur-ing, -er- ]
/ ʌnˈɜr ɪŋ, -ˈɛr- /
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adjective
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.
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Origin of unerring

First recorded in 1615–25; un-1 + erring

OTHER WORDS FROM unerring

un·err·ing·ly, adverbun·err·ing·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for unerring

unerring
/ (ʌnˈɜːrɪŋ) /

adjective
not missing the mark or target
consistently accurate; certain

Derived forms of unerring

unerringly, adverbunerringness, noun
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