adjective Date: 1800 not making or accepting a compromise ; making no concessions ; inflexible, unyieldinguncompromisingly adverbuncompromisingness noun

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  • Uncompromising — Un*com pro*mi sing, a. Not admitting of compromise; making no truce or concessions; obstinate; unyielding; inflexible. {Un*com pro*mi sing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • uncompromising — I adjective adamant, austere, conservative, determined, difficult, exacting, exigent, fanatic, fanatical, firm, hard, immovable, implacable, incorruptible, inexorable, inflexible, intransigent, irreconcilable, narrow, obdurate, obstinate,… …   Law dictionary

  • uncompromising — 1828, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + gerundive of COMPROMISE (Cf. compromise). Related: Uncompromisingly …   Etymology dictionary

  • uncompromising — [adj] stubborn brick wall*, decided, determined, firm, hard core*, hardline*, inexorable, inflexible, intransigent, locked, obdurate, obstinate, pigheaded*, relentless, resolute, rigid, set in stone*, single minded, steadfast, stiff necked*,… …   New thesaurus

  • uncompromising — ► ADJECTIVE 1) unwilling to make concessions; resolute. 2) harsh or relentless. DERIVATIVES uncompromisingly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • uncompromising — [un käm′prə mī΄ziŋ] adj. not compromising or yielding; firm; inflexible; determined …   English World dictionary

  • uncompromising — adj. uncompromising in; towards (uncompromising in one s attitude; uncompromising towards their proposal) * * * [ˌʌn kɒmprəmaɪzɪŋ] towards (uncompromising in one s attitude; uncompromising towards their proposal) uncompromising in …   Combinatory dictionary

  • uncompromising — [[t]ʌ̱nkɒ̱mprəmaɪzɪŋ[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED If you describe someone as uncompromising, you mean that they are determined not to change their opinions or aims in any way. Mrs Thatcher was a tough and uncompromising politician. Syn: unyielding Derived… …   English dictionary

  • uncompromising — uncompromisingly, adv. uncompromisingness, n. /un kom preuh muy zing/, adj. 1. not admitting of compromise or adjustment of differences; making no concessions; inaccessible to flexible bargaining; unyielding: an uncompromising attitude. 2.… …   Universalium

  • uncompromising — adj. Uncompromising is used with these nouns: ↑attitude, ↑look, ↑stance …   Collocations dictionary

  • uncompromising — un|com|pro|mis|ing [ʌnˈkɔmprəmaızıŋ US ˈka:m ] adj unwilling to change your opinions or intentions ▪ an uncompromising opponent of democratic reform >uncompromisingly adv …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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