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unbending

[uhn-ben-ding] /ʌnˈbɛn dɪŋ/
adjective
1.
not bending or curving; inflexible; rigid.
2.
refusing to yield or compromise; resolute.
3.
austere or formal; aloof.
Origin
1545-1555
1545-55; un-1 + bending
Related forms
unbendingly, adverb
unbendingness, noun
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unbending

/ʌnˈbɛndɪŋ/
adjective
1.
rigid or inflexible
2.
characterized by sternness or severity: an unbending rule
Derived Forms
unbendingly, adverb
unbendingness, noun
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