What does unbending mean?

Definitions for unbending
ʌnˈbɛn dɪŋun·bend·ing

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word unbending.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. inflexible, rigid, unbendingadjective

    incapable of adapting or changing to meet circumstances

    "a rigid disciplinarian"; "an inflexible law"; "an unbending will to dominate"


  1. unbendingadjective

    inflexible and not yielding

  2. unbendingadjective

    very reserved, aloof and antisocial

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Unbendingadjective

    Not so, when swift Camilla scours the plain,
    Flies o’er th’ unbending corn, and skims along the main. Alexander Pope.

    Since what was omitted in the acting is now kept in, I hope it may entertain your lordship at an unbending hour. Nicholas Rowe.


  1. unbending

    Unbending refers to not yielding or compromising in one's principles, beliefs, or actions. It can also mean inflexible, rigid, or incapable of adapting to change. Furthermore, it can refer to the physical property of a material that doesn't bend or deform under pressure.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unbending

    of Unbend

  2. Unbendingadjective

    not bending; not suffering flexure; not yielding to pressure; stiff; -- applied to material things

  3. Unbendingadjective

    unyielding in will; not subject to persuasion or influence; inflexible; resolute; -- applied to persons

  4. Unbendingadjective

    unyielding in nature; unchangeable; fixed; -- applied to abstract ideas; as, unbending truths

  5. Unbendingadjective

    devoted to relaxation or amusement

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unbending in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unbending in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of unbending in a Sentence

  1. Douglas MacArthur:

    Build me a son, O Lord, who will be strong enough to know when he is weak, and brave enough to face himself when he is afraid, one who will be proud and unbending in honest defeat, and humble and gentle in victory.

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