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adjective as in resolute

adjective as in determined

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She’s defeated but unflinching, a messed-up human still in the throes of messing up, yet self-aware.

From Time

This personal chapter of AUGUST 08’s life series, so far, has been an unflinching and unapologetically nuanced way to experience youthful innocence in sound.

As unflinching as “Underground Railroad” is, the show is ultimately less about the torture of slavery and more about the quest for freedom in the face of endless obstacles.

Series like Dragnet, The Wire, and Watchmen have all touched on issues of police misconduct, but Line of Duty stands mostly alone in its unflinching look at widespread corruption within police departments.

From Quartz

Only then could I make sense of the crowd who gathered to watch my battery with such unflinching acceptance.

From Vox

While much-criticized at the time, we should hail her unflinching candor.

It would seem that 2014 is the year of unflinching memoirs from former Obama Cabinet members (fingers crossed for Sebelius).

But his portrayal of the disappearing Paris is also unflinching.

Regardless, The Blood Telegram offers a nuanced yet unflinching look at the juxtaposition of geopolitics and humanitarian crisis.

A new biography captures the unflinching life of war photographer Tim Hetherington.

Before her pencil he sat rigid and unflinching, as he had faced the cannon's mouth in days gone by.

Now, what I like so much in France is the clear, unflinching recognition by everybody of his own luck.

He possessed a vigorous intellect, great energy of thought and action, overbearing-purpose, and unflinching courage.

Once more he looked upon the scroll—once more its words he read— Then calmly, with unflinching hand, its folds before him spread.

As for the other apprentices, only some wrought steadily on, with unflinching courage.


On this page you'll find 62 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to unflinching, such as: courageous, fearless, gritty, steadfast, uncompromising, and unyielding.

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