uncompromising

  • 1 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

  • 2 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

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

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 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*,… …

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

    English terms dictionary

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

    English World dictionary

  • 7 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

  • 8 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

  • 9 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.… …

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

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  • 11 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

  • 12 uncompromising — un|com|pro|mis|ing [ ʌn kamprə,maızıŋ ] adjective 1. ) very determined, and not willing to change your opinions, plans, or actions: The government is noted for its uncompromising drugs policy. 2. ) used for describing something such as a work of… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13 uncompromising — adjective unwilling to change your opinions or intentions: an uncompromising opponent of democratic reform uncompromisingly adverb …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 uncompromising — adjective two uncompromising parties will never reach a common ground Syn: inflexible, unbending, unyielding, unshakable, resolute, rigid, hard line, immovable, intractable, inexorable, firm, determined, obstinate, stubborn, adamant, obdurate,… …

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  • 15 uncompromising — UK [ʌnˈkɒmprəˌmaɪzɪŋ] / US [ʌnˈkɑmprəˌmaɪzɪŋ] adjective 1) very determined, and not willing to change your opinions, plans, or actions The government is noted for its uncompromising drugs policy. 2) used for describing something such as a work of …

    English dictionary

  • 16 uncompromising — adjective Date: 1800 not making or accepting a compromise ; making no concessions ; inflexible, unyielding • uncompromisingly adverb • uncompromisingness noun …

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  • 17 uncompromising — adjective a) inflexible and unwilling to negotiate or make concessions b) principled …

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  • 18 uncompromising — Synonyms and related words: adamant, adamantine, cast iron, dour, firm, flinty, fundamentalist, grim, hard, hard core, hard line, hidebound, immovable, immutable, implacable, impliable, inelastic, inexorable, inflexible, intransigent, iron,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 19 uncompromising — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. inflexible, unyielding; rigid, strict. See severity. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. strong, inflexible, firm, unyielding, determined; see also fair 1 , resolute 2 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a.… …

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  • 20 uncompromising — un·com·pro·mis·ing || ÊŒn kÉ‘mprÉ™maɪzɪŋ/ kÉ’m adj. tending not to compromise, inflexible, unyielding, determined …

    English contemporary dictionary