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unblinking

[uhn-bling-king] /ʌnˈblɪŋ kɪŋ/
adjective
1.
not blinking.
2.
without displaying response, as surprise, confusion, or chagrin:
an unblinking reaction to the charges.
3.
not varying or wavering; fearless; forthright:
unblinking devotion.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; un-1 + blinking
Related forms
unblinkingly, adverb
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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

unblinking

/ʌnˈblɪŋkɪŋ/
adjective
1.
without blinking
2.
showing no visible response or emotion
3.
not wavering through trepidation or fear
Derived Forms
unblinkingly, adverb
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