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unerring

[uhn-ur-ing, -er-] /ʌnˈɜr ɪŋ, -ˈɛr-/
adjective
1.
not erring; not going astray or missing the mark:
The captain set an unerring course for home.
2.
undeviatingly accurate throughout; not containing any error or flaw:
She gave an unerring recital of the day's events.
3.
invariably precise or correct:
unerring taste.
Origin
1615-1625
1615-25; un-1 + erring
Related forms
unerringly, adverb
unerringness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for unerringness

unerring

/ʌnˈɜːrɪŋ/
adjective
1.
not missing the mark or target
2.
consistently accurate; certain
Derived Forms
unerringly, adverb
unerringness, noun
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Word Origin and History for unerringness

unerring

adj.

1640s (implied in unerringly), from un- (1) "not" + gerundive of err. Related: Unerringly.

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