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unyielding

[uhn-yeel-ding] /ʌnˈyil dɪŋ/
adjective
1.
unable to bend or be penetrated under pressure; hard:
trees so unyielding that they broke in the harsh north winds.
2.
not apt to give way under pressure; inflexible; firm:
her unyielding faith.
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unyieldingly, adverb
unyieldingness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for un-yielding

unyielding

/ʌnˈjiːldɪŋ/
adjective
1.
not compliant, submissive, or flexible: his unyielding attitude
2.
not pliable or soft: a firm and unyielding surface
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Word Origin and History for un-yielding

unyielding

adj.

1590s of persons; 1650s, of substances; from un- (1) "not" + yielding (see yield (v.)).

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