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Definition of Unbending

Unbending

  1. of Unbend
  2. Not bending; not suffering flexure; not yielding to pressure; stiff; -- applied to material things.
  3. Unyielding in will; not subject to persuasion or influence; inflexible; resolute; -- applied to persons.
  4. Unyielding in nature; unchangeable; fixed; -- applied to abstract ideas; as, unbending truths.
  5. Devoted to relaxation or amusement.

Unbending Quotations

Build me a son, O Lord, who will be strong enough to know when he is weak, and brave enough to face himself when he is afraid, one who will be proud and unbending in honest defeat, and humble and gentle in victory.
Douglas MacArthur

If religion were true, its followers would not try to bludgeon their young into an artificial conformity; but would merely insist on their unbending quest for truth, irrespective of artificial backgrounds or practical consequences.
H. P. Lovecraft

I've known Dennis Kucinich for a long time, and I don't think I have illusions about him. Sometimes I find him pompous, male chauvinistic, intellectually unbending. But he is a good man, and a serious one.
Marianne Williamson

I am a man of fixed and unbending principles, the first of which is to be flexible at all times.
Everett Dirksen
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Unbending Translations

unbending in Latin is ferreus
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