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[uhn-bling-king] /ʌnˈblɪŋ kɪŋ/
not blinking.
without displaying response, as surprise, confusion, or chagrin:
an unblinking reaction to the charges.
not varying or wavering; fearless; forthright:
unblinking devotion.
Origin of unblinking
1905-10; un-1 + blinking
Related forms
unblinkingly, adverb Unabridged
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  • He looks me right back for an instant, unblinking, making contact with an adult as kids rarely do.
  • The bird, perched unblinking on a low branch not ten feet away, hooted a rising scale as if whistling through a slide flute.
  • It's the professional in me always seeing with the unblinking eye and hearing with a critical ear.
  • And your unblinking talking points really grind against that jokey-pokey-two-thumbs-up-wink-smile delivery.
  • He stares out at the field, his eyes unblinking and an expression of fierce determination on his face.
  • Maybe you're uncomfortable with the notion of an unblinking, robotic eye in the sky that can watch your every move.
  • Its unblinking yellow eyes are fixed for eternity on its tail.
  • He learned to stare unblinking at people, and he perfected long silences punctuated by staccato bursts of fast talking.
  • In one fluid, unblinking motion, he picked up the gum and tossed it back in his mouth.
  • It takes special enthusiasm and courage to perform emergency medical skills under the unblinking gaze of colleagues and friends.
British Dictionary definitions for unblinking


without blinking
showing no visible response or emotion
not wavering through trepidation or fear
Derived Forms
unblinkingly, adverb
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