Definition of unerring in English:



  • Always right or accurate.

    ‘an unerring sense of direction’
    • ‘At the end of the second round he had opened up a 18-11 advantage mainly thanks to his ramrod right which he used with unerring accuracy.’
    • ‘Sean Davey chipped in with another point before Maye pointed again from 40 yards with unerring accuracy.’
    • ‘An unerring sense of right and wrong should be a cardinal quality of any corporate leader.’
    • ‘She is unerring in identifying the city's greatest works (from all periods) and lyrical in singing their praises.’
    • ‘Thereafter, he seemed to have an unerring knack for picking the wrong script.’
    • ‘I could always hop on the bus, but my unerring sense of direction would probably land me up at the opposite end of the island from my house.’
    • ‘His control was unerring and he could bowl long spells.’
    • ‘Perhaps of even greater significance, he had an unerring sense of rhythmic flow and continuity.’
    • ‘The accident raised his other senses to near-superhuman levels, allowing him to taste, touch, smell and hear with unerring accuracy.’
    • ‘She came from an aristocratic family, yet had an unerring sense of fashion.’
    • ‘Tom seemed to know the streets inside out, as he led the way with unerring accuracy.’
    • ‘I had this unerring belief in the infallibility of grown ups until I was about 12.’
    • ‘A knowledgeable fan can predict most selections with unerring accuracy.’
    • ‘I can still see his slight frame darting past defenders and rifling over points with unerring ease and accuracy.’
    • ‘His balancing of minutiae and theme is unerring.’
    • ‘We can pinpoint our targets and strike with unerring accuracy at the level of devastation we choose to inflict.’
    • ‘It's incredible how those smart bombs can travel hundred of miles and hit their target with unerring accuracy.’
    • ‘From those images, he can guide the bomb to its target with unerring accuracy.’
    • ‘As always, Irish Independent editor Vinnie Doyle displays an unerring eye for a good story.’
    • ‘But enter substitute David Murphy, with steady nerve and unerring accuracy to rescue Laois with a point.’
    unfailing, infallible, unswerving, perfect, flawless, faultless, error-free, impeccable, unimpeachable, sure, true, inevitable, assured, certain, uncanny, deadly, scrupulous, meticulous
    sure-fire, spot on, dead
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