[ uhn-yeel-ding ]
/ ʌnˈyil dɪŋ /


unable to bend or be penetrated under pressure; hard: trees so unyielding that they broke in the harsh north winds.
not apt to give way under pressure; inflexible; firm: her unyielding faith.

Origin of unyielding

Related forms

un·yield·ing·ly, adverbun·yield·ing·ness, noun
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/ (ʌnˈjiːldɪŋ) /


not compliant, submissive, or flexiblehis unyielding attitude
not pliable or softa firm and unyielding surface

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