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Definition of "unblinking" []

  • Without blinking: an unblinking stare. (adjective)
  • Without visible emotion: an unblinking answer to a very personal question. (adjective)
  • Fearless in facing reality: engaged in unblinking self-analysis. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "unblinking" in a sentence
  • "This trait should not be confused with blind - also "unblinking" -- ambition."
  • "Drones such as the Predator and the Reaper can loiter, maintaining what one former CIA director described as an "unblinking stare" over a chosen area for up to 18 hours."
  • "Surely we should accept her speedy rise to the Governorship of Alaska and her "unblinking" acceptance of McCain's offer to make her his Vice Presidential running mate as proof of her powerful self-directedness."