Pronunciation of Uncompromising
/ʌnkˈɒmpɹəmˌa͡ɪzɪŋ/, /ʌnkˈɒmpɹəmˌaɪzɪŋ/, /ʌ_n_k_ˈɒ_m_p_ɹ_ə_m_ˌaɪ_z_ɪ_ŋ/
Synonyms for uncompromising:
Other synonyms and related words:
hard, stiff, unrelenting, adamantine, willful, unmitigated, iron, Incompliant, hardy, exact, hardline, radical, Inconvincible, perverse, sturdy, self-opinionated, pat, flat-footed, peremptory, hard core, brassbound, uncompliant, opinionated, remorseless, die-hard, stalwart, intransigent.
hard-nosed, obstinate, hidebound, tenacious, bovine, brass-bound, adamant, resolute, contrary, rigid, obdurate, stubborn, mulish, bigoted, unyielding, hardheaded, bull-headed, inflexible, Pig-headed, pertinacious, inelastic, unbendable.
piquant, acerbic, brisk, stringent, bleak, frosty, austere, cool, severe, disciplined, prudish, fundamental, obdurate, keen, gruff, cutting, blunt, lean, short, intolerant, draconian, exacting, stark, acrimonious, oppressive, puritanical, grim, abrupt, obstinate, caustic, curt, ascetic, critical, precise, astringent, basic, rigorous, unbending, dry, authoritarian, icy, demanding, tart, brusque, spare, strait-laced, chilly, dour, spartan, correct, inflexible, relentless, imperial, stern, hidebound, crisp, rigid, strict, sharp, stiff-necked, harsh, raw, acute, intense, meticulous, censorious.
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
Usage examples for uncompromising:
- True, the bracing which he received from Luther in the past had repeatedly kept him from publicly sacrificing the truth, but even in these instances he did not always yield because he was really convinced, but because he feared the uncompromising spirit of Luther. - "Historical Introductions to the Symbolical Books of the Evangelical Lutheran Church", Friedrich Bente.
- Hitherto the Stoic doctrine has been stern and uncompromising. - "A Little Book of Stoicism", St George Stock.
- Seth went out in the morning as usual, looking as true and uncompromising a patriot as any he was likely to encounter in the street. - "The Light That Lures", Percy Brebner.