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Showing no deviation; constant and steady:‘the undeviating loyalty of his wife’
persistent, continuing, constant, continual, continuous, non-stop, lasting, never-ending, steady, uninterrupted, unabated, unabating, unbroken, interminable, incessant, unstoppable, unceasing, endless, unending, perpetual, unremitting, unrelenting, unrelieved, sustainedView synonyms
- ‘In a world of complex systems it is not appropriate to charge forward with rigid, undeviating directives.’
- ‘His undeviating rule appears to have been to breed high quality pedigree stock and to feed them from his own resources.’
- ‘Creative individuals and undeviating purpose and rationality achieve joy and fulfillment.’
- ‘It is his understanding of a horse and its needs - his total and undeviating attention to that subject - that has made him one of the finest racehorse trainers in history.’
- ‘After all, Newton believed that time was like an arrow; once fired, it soared in a straight, undeviating line.’
- ‘They came to prominence between the two world wars, in what is known as the ‘golden age’ of crime fiction, in which solutions hinged on the clockwork arrival of trains and an undeviating adherence to etiquette.’
- ‘We assume that the predator moves in an undeviating straight line, unless it detects the prey individual.’
- ‘It's pretty easy to see that romantic love is unfortunately bundled with the baggage of jealousy, suspicion, exclusiveness, and undeviating fidelity.’
- ‘In fact, the narrow strips that he placed next to each other were parallel and undeviating in their two-dimensionality.’
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