adjective Date: 1850 1. not blinking 2. not showing signs of emotion, doubt, or confusion <
unblinking frankness
unblinkingly adverb

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  • unblinking — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • unblinking — un|blink|ing [ʌnˈblıŋkıŋ] adj literary if you look at something or someone with unblinking eyes, you look continuously at them without ↑blinking (=quickly closing and opening your eyes) unblinking stare/gaze ▪ His father s unblinking gaze was… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • unblinking — [[t]ʌ̱nblɪ̱ŋkɪŋ[/t]] ADJ If you describe someone s eyes or expression as unblinking, you mean that they are looking steadily at something without blinking. [LITERARY] He stared into Leo s unblinking eyes. ...an expressionless, unblinking stare.… …   English dictionary

  • unblinking — unblinkingly, adv. /un bling king/, adj. 1. not blinking. 2. without displaying response, as surprise, confusion, or chagrin: an unblinking reaction to the charges. 3. not varying or wavering; fearless; forthright: unblinking devotion. [1905 10;… …   Universalium

  • unblinking — emotionless e*mo tion*less adj. 1. unsusceptible to, destitute of, or showing no emotion; unmoved by feeling. Opposite of {emotional}; as, he kept his emotionless objectivity and faith in the cause he served. [Narrower terms: {matter of fact,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unblinking — adj. Unblinking is used with these nouns: ↑eye …   Collocations dictionary

  • unblinking — un•blink•ing [[t]ʌnˈblɪŋ kɪŋ[/t]] adj. 1) not blinking 2) without displaying surprise, confusion, or chagrin 3) not varying or wavering: an unblinking faith in the future[/ex] • Etymology: 1905–10 un•blink′ing•ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • unblinking — adjective Not blinking …   Wiktionary

  • unblinking — Synonyms and related words: agile, alert, alive, attentive, awake, bright, calm, coolheaded, inexcitable, keen, nerveless, nimble, on the, on the alert, on the ball, on the job, prompt, qui vive, quick, ready, relaxed, rock steady, sharp,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • unblinking — un|blink|ing [ ʌn blıŋkıŋ ] adjective MAINLY LITERARY looking straight at someone or something without closing your eyes at all ╾ un|blink|ing|ly adverb …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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