not flinching; unshrinking: unflinching courage.
- un·flinch·ing·ly, adverb
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How to use unflinching in a sentence
She’s defeated but unflinching, a messed-up human still in the throes of messing up, yet self-aware.
This personal chapter of AUGUST 08’s life series, so far, has been an unflinching and unapologetically nuanced way to experience youthful innocence in sound.August 08 Crafts The Perfect Playlist For Listeners Not Afraid To Tap Into Their Soft Side | Brande Victorian | May 21, 2021 | Essence.com
As unflinching as “Underground Railroad” is, the show is ultimately less about the torture of slavery and more about the quest for freedom in the face of endless obstacles.Filming ‘The Underground Railroad’ was grueling. But the cast grasped ‘the weight of what we were doing.’ | Stuart Miller | May 13, 2021 | Washington Post
Series like Dragnet, The Wire, and Watchmen have all touched on issues of police misconduct, but Line of Duty stands mostly alone in its unflinching look at widespread corruption within police departments.In the UK’s biggest TV drama in decades, cops are the villains | Adam Epstein | May 3, 2021 | Quartz
Only then could I make sense of the crowd who gathered to watch my battery with such unflinching acceptance.My violent assault, the bystanders who did nothing, and what it means to bear witness | Kim Le | April 2, 2021 | Vox
While much-criticized at the time, we should hail her unflinching candor.Thank You, Elizabeth Wurtzel: ‘Prozac Nation’ Turns 20 | Nicolaus Mills | July 31, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
It would seem that 2014 is the year of unflinching memoirs from former Obama Cabinet members (fingers crossed for Sebelius).Speed Read: The Juiciest Bits From Timothy Geithner’s New Memoir | William O’Connor | May 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But his portrayal of the disappearing Paris is also unflinching.Charles Marville Captures the Rebirth of 1800s Paris in New Exhibition | William O’Connor | November 13, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Regardless, The Blood Telegram offers a nuanced yet unflinching look at the juxtaposition of geopolitics and humanitarian crisis.Bloody Bloody Richard Nixon’s Role in a Forgotten Genocide | Nick Turse | September 28, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
A new biography captures the unflinching life of war photographer Tim Hetherington.
Before her pencil he sat rigid and unflinching, as he had faced the cannon's mouth in days gone by.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories | Kate Chopin
Now, what I like so much in France is the clear, unflinching recognition by everybody of his own luck.The Pocket R.L.S. | Robert Louis Stevenson
He possessed a vigorous intellect, great energy of thought and action, overbearing-purpose, and unflinching courage.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III. | E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
Once more he looked upon the scroll—once more its words he read— Then calmly, with unflinching hand, its folds before him spread.The Book of Humorous Verse | Various
As for the other apprentices, only some wrought steadily on, with unflinching courage.Fifty-Two Stories For Girls | Various
British Dictionary definitions for unflinching
not shrinking from danger, difficulty, etc
- unflinchingly, adverb
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