Definition of unswerving in US English:



  • Not changing or becoming weaker; steady or constant.

    ‘unswerving loyalty’
    • ‘That reality demands that the Reserve Bank remains diligent and unswerving in carrying out its functions of prudential supervision with skill and dedication.’
    • ‘So from this day forward, in accordance with his thesis, the human race will be unswerving in its dedication to fulfilling this end; all human efforts will henceforth be directed towards blowing up the sun.’
    • ‘But the reserve's defenders were unswerving in their commitment to a greater cause: conserving the region's biodiversity for the benefit of mankind.’
    • ‘They remained unswerving in their support for the Democratic Party and the trade union bureaucracy.’
    • ‘He was honest, straightforward, unswerving in his belief.’
    • ‘Mild-mannered, teetotal, often other-worldly, he was unswerving in his work for a party notable then for its lack of success.’
    • ‘They bear the inevitable frustrations of running a 2nd team with long-suffering stoicism, but are unswerving in their insistence on the cultural expectations of the game's social side.’
    • ‘We are conscious of your unswerving commitment to - and support of - the Church as it seeks to minister to people up and down the country.’
    • ‘They were unswerving in affirming the power of education to change people's attitude toward HIV and remove the stigma.’
    • ‘She is also unswerving in her belief that she did no wrong as Minister for Public Enterprise and that her successor can do no right.’
    • ‘A devout Catholic rather than an evangelical Protestant or Quaker, he was an unusual Irish abolitionist, but unswerving in his commitment.’
    • ‘On that basis, any party would have our firm and unswerving support for any measure that fits those two criteria.’
    • ‘Discipline, long-term dedication, and unswerving loyalty are precious commodities.’
    • ‘His tenacious spirit and unswerving loyalty came in for praise.’
    • ‘The Matisse that he reveals is passionate, generous and driven; a wonderful raconteur and loyal friend, ruled above all by an unswerving dedication to his art.’
    • ‘She remains unswerving in hope while enduring monstrous headaches and crippling depression.’
    • ‘The Green Party has demonstrated absolute support and has been unswerving in its commitment.’
    • ‘How can you fathom such unswerving loyalty over four decades?’
    • ‘Sister Dorothy paid for her unswerving commitment and dedication with her life.’
    • ‘The one constant has been the general manager, who probably evaluates the position better than anyone, and who has an unswerving commitment to stockpiling quarterbacks.’
    unwavering, unfaltering, unhesitating, unflinching, steadfast, unshakeable, undaunted, staunch, firm, resolute, stalwart, dedicated, committed, constant, single-minded, earnest
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