Definition of unswayed in US English:



  • predicative (of a person) not influenced or affected.

    ‘investors are unswayed by suggestions that the numbers are overblown’
    • ‘Despite numerous ‘judgments’ against owners of protest sites, it seems that the little man is unswayed and the Internet remains a perfect medium for making grumblings heard.’
    • ‘The student was almost unswayed by her bland tone.’
    • ‘‘Indeed,’ she said absently, unswayed by his attempt at humour.’
    • ‘Regarding possible changes in IR35, she is unswayed.’
    • ‘Fortunately, we drew a rational, deliberative judge, unswayed by the case's racially charged nature: a poor black kid against a rich white Ivy Leaguer.’
    • ‘I am utterly unswayed by his attempt to argue one is a drastic departure from the traditional focus, while the other is not.’
    • ‘Despite its narrow successes, the intensive propaganda campaign left the public unswayed in more fundamental respects.’
    • ‘It's good to see that a subsequent jury was unswayed by the arguments of an ambulance-chasing QC.’
    • ‘She pouted at him, but he stood, unswayed, by the doorway.’
    • ‘He's unswayed by the government's backing of his nomination.’
    • ‘Somehow, somewhere there is someone thinking independently, unswayed by the media.’
    • ‘He, for one, is unswayed: ‘These people have not contributed to our society.’’
    • ‘The 14 countries who gathered at the Sheraton Walker Hill Hotel in Seoul split into two groups, with those favoring engagement remaining unswayed by the sanctioneers.’
    • ‘For those, like him, unswayed by such arguments, there are, though, signs of a forthcoming shift.’
    • ‘He takes a relatively restrained approach to potentially melodramatic material and scenes in which she is unswayed by bribes or beatings make a considerable impact.’
    • ‘He is keen on several Irish companies - he lists out CRH, Elan and Bank of Ireland as current favourites - but is unswayed by talk of the Celtic Tiger, preferring to focus on underlying growth rates in individual companies.’
    • ‘It's a good thing she did not have to give evidence before him - he appears to be monumentally unswayed by codswallop.’
    • ‘In contrast, one could argue that financial analysts might be unswayed by reports of the use of popular techniques, since their job is to predict the earnings and wellbeing of firms in the industry.’
    • ‘Civil rights groups say the death penalty is an anachronism for a modern nation, but Singapore officials have been unswayed by appeals to stop the execution.’
    • ‘It's a crowd of Christians unswayed by public opinion polls 90 percent in favor of war, because they know a longer history and a larger community.’
    impartial, unprejudiced, non-partisan, neutral, objective, outside, disinterested, without fear or favour, dispassionate, detached, even-handed, open-minded, equitable, fair, fair-minded, just
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