I adjective adamant, adamantine, constant, decided, dedicated, determined, devoted, enduring, faithful, firm, fixed, hard, headstrong, immobile, immovable, impliant, indomitable, inductile, inexorable, inflexible, intractable, intransigent, invariable, obdurate, obstinate, opinionated, perseverant, persevering, persistent, pertinacious, perverse, pervicacious, recalcitrant, refractory, relentless, renitent, resisting, resolute, resolved, rigid, sedulous, set, settled, solid, stable, stanch, steadfast, steady, stern, stiff, strong, stubborn, tenacious, tough, true, unbending, unchangeable, uncompromising, uncontrollable, undeviating, ungovernable, unimpressible, uninfluenceable, unmanageable, unpliable, unwavering, wayward, willful, zealous II index barren, callous, chronic, disobedient, dogmatic, durable, fanatical, firm, formidable, froward, immutable, impervious, implacable, impossible, indelible, indestructible, indomitable, industrious, inexorable, inexpugnable, infallible, inflexible, insusceptible (resistant), insusceptible (uncaring), intractable, invincible, ironclad, irreconcilable, obdurate, oppressive, parsimonious, particular (exacting), patient, permanent, persistent, pertinacious, perverse, recalcitrant, relentless, resolute, restive, rigid, sedulous, serious (devoted), severe, solid (compact), stable, staunch, steadfast, strict, stringent, strong, unaffected (uninfluenced), unalterable, unbending, uncompromising, unmitigated, unproductive, unrelenting, unruly, willful

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  • unyielding — 1590s of persons; 1650s, of substances; from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + yielding (see YIELD (Cf. yield)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • unyielding — [adj] steadfast, resolute adamant, dead set on*, determined, firm, fixed, hard, hard core*, hardheaded, hard line*, hardnosed*, headstrong*, immalleable, immovable, implacable, impliable, inexorable, inflexible, intractable, locked in, merciless …   New thesaurus

  • unyielding — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not yielding …   English terms dictionary

  • unyielding — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • unyielding — [[t]ʌnji͟ːldɪŋ[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED You describe someone as unyielding when they have very strong, fixed ideas about something and are unlikely to change their mind. [WRITTEN] The authorities proved unyielding on one crucial opposition demand...… …   English dictionary

  • unyielding — adj. unyielding in (unyielding in one s demands) * * * [ʌn jiːldɪŋ] unyielding in (unyielding in one s demands) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • unyielding — un|yield|ing [ʌnˈji:ldıŋ] adj 1.) formal not willing to change your ideas or beliefs ▪ an unyielding resistance to change 2.) literary very hard and not changing in shape or form ▪ a harsh unyielding landscape …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • unyielding — un|yield|ing [ ʌn jildıŋ ] adjective 1. ) FORMAL very strict and severe: Her expression was hard and unyielding. 2. ) MAINLY LITERARY very hard or firm: The ground was unyielding beneath their feet …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • unyielding — UK [ʌnˈjiːldɪŋ] / US [ʌnˈjɪldɪŋ] adjective 1) formal very strict and severe Her expression was hard and unyielding. 2) mainly literary very hard, or firm The ground was unyielding beneath their feet …   English dictionary

  • unyielding — adjective Date: 1565 1. characterized by firmness or obduracy 2. characterized by lack of softness or flexibility • unyieldingly adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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