Definition of unflagging in English:



  • Tireless; persistent.

    ‘his apparently unflagging enthusiasm impressed her’
    • ‘Ireland's artisans delighted us with their heart, their stamina and their unflagging will to win - they fully deserved in the end to beat Spain's artistas, but were denied.’
    • ‘‘Your unflagging enthusiasm and hard work has ensured that each one of the events and projects you have been involved in has been a success and will be remembered for many years to come,’ he said.’
    • ‘This was a challenge that Newton took up with unflagging enthusiasm for the last fifty-five years of his life.’
    • ‘Again, thank you all for the encouragement, the flattering reviews, and your unbeatable, unflagging enthusiasm.’
    • ‘Readers will be especially impressed by the Burgesses' unflagging commitment to the struggle for justice.’
    • ‘The sheer glee with which Schoeffler attacks these issues, and his unflagging commitment, make him a formidable adversary.’
    • ‘Yet in spite of her age, her enthusiasm was unflagging, for she exclaimed in a postscript that she would be wearing her best new dress and her best new hat!’
    • ‘Both Lincoln and Roosevelt were brilliant wartime leaders precisely because they were able to overcome adversity and inspire the country toward ultimate victory with their unflagging will to win.’
    • ‘It remains as a monument to our leader's moral clarity and unflagging resolution.’
    • ‘She left the portals of decision-making long ago, and has been at it now for sometime with a remarkably undiminished enthusiasm and an equally unflagging intellectual curiosity.’
    • ‘The film, I suppose, deserves some marks for the unflagging manner in which this slapstick is played, but I'm afraid there were times when I thought it was just plain daft, rather than funny.’
    • ‘His exuberance and unflagging talents were duly noted by West Indies selectors and it wasn't long before he became a member of the West Indies under-19 team.’
    • ‘But after a couple of days of thinking about it and seeing the club's unflagging commitment to Hillenbrand, Valentin agreed.’
    • ‘If that situation is to change, physicists must have an unflagging commitment to education.’
    • ‘I walk on, my determination unflagging to make it before the clock strikes 6.’
    • ‘It takes a generous mix of humor, bravado, and unflagging optimism for Krauss to persist in the task he's given himself.’
    • ‘Meanwhile, his unflagging aggression in debate, almost four decades after he first stood for Parliament in an ‘unwinnable’ Liverpool seat, is the phenomenon of the current Westminster scene.’
    • ‘As Dean has shown, the best way for an outsider to prove his readiness for prime-time politics is to run for the White House with unflagging determination.’
    • ‘In short, Brooks argues that Americans' unflagging belief that they are rich leads them to support tax cut plans that favor the rich.’
    • ‘With goggle-eyed disbelief, we follow the exploits of this audacious free-spirit, gifted with the ability of unflagging self-invention.’
    tireless, persistent, dogged, tenacious, determined, resolute, staunch, single-minded, unremitting, unrelenting, unswerving, unfaltering, unfailing, unending, zealous
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