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One entry found for unyielding.
Entry Word: unyielding
Function: adjective
Text: 1 showing no signs of slackening or yielding in one's purpose <the pioneers faced the challenge of settling the frontier with unyielding courage>
Synonyms determined, dogged, grim, implacable, relentless, unappeasable, unflinching, unrelenting
Related Words hardheaded, headstrong, mulish, obdurate, opinionated, peevish, pertinacious, perverse, pigheaded, self-willed, stubborn, uncooperative, willful (or wilful); merciless, ruthless, unforgiving
Near Antonyms slackening, softening, yielding; impotent, invertebrate, slack, spineless, weak
2 having a consistency that does not easily yield to pressure <knead the dough until it feels reasonably unyielding> -- see FIRM 2
3 incapable of or highly resistant to bending <an unyielding steel bar> -- see STIFF 1
4 sticking to an opinion, purpose, or course of action in spite of reason, arguments, or persuasion <my parents remained unyielding to my pleas for clemency, and I remained at home for the entire weekend> -- see OBSTINATE