- 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
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Examples from the Web for unyieldingly
Soft—yes, it was soft, but the way sand is soft, unyieldingly.Greener Than You Think
In spite of her usual good-nature she was unyieldingly stubborn.Marjorie Dean
"For that reason, play the part with all your might," he said, unyieldingly.Lady Rose's Daughter
Mrs. Humphry Ward
The Little Doctor struggled to release herself from the arms which held her unyieldingly and tenderly.Chip, of the Flying U
B. M. Bower
That his tastes, so far as music is concerned, were rigidly and unyieldingly classical, there is no room for doubt.A Short History of English Music
- not compliant, submissive, or flexiblehis unyielding attitude
- not pliable or softa firm and unyielding surface
Word Origin and History for unyieldingly
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