unerring

  • 1 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

  • 2 unerring — index absolute (conclusive), accurate, actual, certain (fixed), certain (positive), clean …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 unerring — 1640s (implied in unerringly), from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + gerundive of ERR (Cf. err) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 unerring — *infallible, inerrable, inerrant Analogous words: *reliable, dependable, trustworthy: exact, accurate, precise, *correct …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 5 unerring — [adj] accurate certain, errorless, exact, faultless, impeccable, inerrable, inerrant, infallible, invariable, just, perfect, reliable, sure, true, trustworthy, unfailing; concepts 535,574 Ant. erring, imperfect, inaccurate, mistaken …

    New thesaurus

  • 6 unerring — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ always right or accurate. DERIVATIVES unerringly adverb …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 unerring — [un ʉr′iŋ, uner′iŋ] adj. 1. free from error 2. not missing or failing; certain; sure; exact unerringly adv …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 unerring — adj. (usu. does not stand alone) unerring in (unerring in her judgment) * * * [ʌn ɜːrɪŋ] (usu. does not stand alone) unerring in (unerring in her judgment) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 9 unerring — [[t]ʌ̱nɜ͟ːrɪŋ[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n If you describe someone s judgement or ability as unerring, you mean that they are always correct and never mistaken. These designs demonstrate her unerring eye for colour and detail... Paul is a thoroughly… …

    English dictionary

  • 10 unerring — unerringly, adv. unerringness, n. /un err ing, er /, adj. 1. not erring; not going astray or missing the mark: The captain set an unerring course for home. 2. undeviatingly accurate throughout; not containing any error or flaw: She gave an… …

    Universalium

  • 11 unerring — adjective always exactly right: unerring accuracy/judgement etc: Max hit the target with unerring accuracy. unerringly adverb …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 unerring — un•err•ing [[t]ʌnˈɜr ɪŋ, ˈɛr [/t]] adj. 1) not erring; not going astray or missing the mark: to chart an unerring course for home[/ex] 2) undeviatingly accurate; without error 3) invariably right or apt; infallible: unerring good taste[/ex] •… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 13 unerring — adjective Date: 1621 committing no error ; faultless, unfailing < unerring accuracy > • unerringly adverb …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 14 unerring — adjective /ʌnˈɜː(ɹ).ɪŋ/ a) Not missing the target. As the assassination of Sadat proved, the Arab irredentists, like the Zionist ultras, have always been unerring in picking off any incipient mediators. b) consistently accurate …

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  • 15 unerring — adj. Unerring is used with these nouns: ↑accuracy, ↑instinct …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 16 unerring — un|er|ring [ʌnˈə:rıŋ] adj always right ▪ He passes the ball with unerring accuracy . >unerringly adv …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 unerring — un|err|ing [ ʌn ɜrıŋ ] adjective always right or accurate: She has an unerring instinct for spotting the latest trends. ╾ un|err|ing|ly adverb …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 unerring — UK [ʌnˈɜːrɪŋ] / US [ʌnˈɜrɪŋ] adjective always right or accurate She has an unerring instinct for spotting the latest trends. Derived word: unerringly adverb …

    English dictionary

  • 19 unerring — Synonyms and related words: close, constant, delicate, direct, even, exact, express, faithful, fine, incorrupt, incorrupted, inerrable, inerrant, infallible, mathematical, micrometrically precise, microscopic, nice, pinpoint, precise, refined,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 20 unerring — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. faultless, errorless, impeccable, accurate, true, sure, certain, reliable, infallible, unfailing, trustworthy, exact, just, invariable, perfect. Ant. wrong*, inaccurate, erring. II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. exact,… …

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