Unerring Un*err"ing, a. Committing no mistake; incapable or error or failure certain; sure; unfailing; as, the unerring wisdom of God. [1913 Webster]

Hissing in air the unerring weapon flew. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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