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unflagging

adjective
  1. not declining in strength or vigour; tireless
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Examples from the Web for unflagging

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Historical Examples

  • Was this, then, the end of his six years of unflagging devotion?

  • Here was a woman of insistent, unflagging, unending activity.

    Ladies-In-Waiting

    Kate Douglas Wiggin

  • All that night and next day they wrought with unflagging energy at the pumps.

    Saved by the Lifeboat

    R.M. Ballantyne

  • Here and there were the prints of their clawed feet—the signs of their unflagging pursuit.

    The War Trail

    Mayne Reid

  • All boys will read his stories with eager and unflagging interest.


Word Origin and History for unflagging

adj.

1715, from un- (1) "not" + present participle of flag (v.). Related: Unflaggingly.

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