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unfailing

[ uhn-fey-ling ]
/ ʌnˈfeɪ lɪŋ /
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adjective

not failing; not giving way; not falling short of expectation; completely dependable: an unfailing friend.
inexhaustible; endless: unfailing resources; unfailing good humor.

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Origin of unfailing

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at un-1, failing

OTHER WORDS FROM unfailing

un·fail·ing·ly, adverbun·fail·ing·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for unfailing

unfailing
/ (ʌnˈfeɪlɪŋ) /

adjective

not failing; unflagging
continuous or unceasing
sure; certain

Derived forms of unfailing

unfailingly, adverbunfailingness, noun
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