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Synonyms for unflinching
ʌnˈflɪn tʃɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unblinking, unflinching, unintimidated, unshrinking(adj)

    not shrinking from danger

    Synonyms:
    unblinking, unshrinking, unintimidated

    Antonyms:
    afraid(p)

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. unflinching

    The headstrong person is not to be stopped in his own course of action, while the obstinate and stubborn is not to be driven to another's way. The headstrong act; the obstinate and stubborn may simply refuse to stir. The most amiable person may be obstinate on some one point; the stubborn person is for the most part habitually so; we speak of obstinate determination, stubborn resistance. Stubborn is the term most frequently applied to the lower animals and inanimate things. Refractory implies more activity of resistance; the stubborn horse balks; the refractory animal plunges, rears, and kicks; metals that resist ordinary processes of reduction are termed refractory. One is obdurate who adheres to his purpose in spite of appeals that would move any tender-hearted or right-minded person. Contumacious refers to a proud and insolent defiance of authority, as of the summons of a court. Pertinacious demand is contrasted with obstinate refusal. The unyielding conduct which we approve we call decided, firm, inflexible, resolute; that which we condemn we are apt to term headstrong, obstinate, stubborn. Compare PERVERSE.

    Synonyms:
    contumacious, decided, determined, dogged, firm, fixed, headstrong, heady, immovable, indomitable, inflexible, intractable, mulish, obdurate, obstinate, opinionated, persistent, pertinacious, refractory, resolute, resolved, stubborn, unconquerable, unyielding

    Antonyms:
    amenable, complaisant, compliant, docile, dutiful, gentle, irresolute, obedient, pliable, pliant, submissive, teachable, tractable, undecided, wavering, yielding

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. unflinching(a)

    Synonyms:
    resolute

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  1. List of paraphrases for "unflinching":

    unwavering, unshakeable, unswerving, steadfast, unfailing, unflagging

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How to use unflinching in a sentence?

  1. Greg Fischer:

    We have committed to reimagining public safety, and that requires an unflinching, comprehensive look at what The LMPD is doing well, and what can be done better, an independent audit like this is an extraordinarily valuable tool in making an organization better, and we plan to lean into the findings here -- good and bad.

  2. Vicente Lim:

    If we desire the respect of other nations, we must show them that we are exerting all efforts to build a nation not only strong in arms but unconquerable in spirit. An indomitable will to fight & an unflinching resolution to defend at all costs life, liberty & the pursuit of happiness are the fundamental characteristics of any nation that deserves to survive.

  3. Lewis Mumford:

    The cycle of the machine is now coming to an end. Man has learned much in the hard discipline and the shrewd, unflinching grasp of practical possibilities that the machine has provided in the last three centuries: but we can no more continue to live in the world of the machine than we could live successfully on the barren surface of the moon.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    Scaling up the mountain requires on part of a person only an unflinching determination to go ahead alone and not look for the people as supporting team.

  5. David Womark:

    It is an unflinching look at the issue. It's something you can't water down because that would be unfair to the story.


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