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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Incapable of adapting or changing to meet circumstances.

Usage examples (37)
  • Constance had been wondering how she could inform Tony that his aunt and sister had arrived, without unbending from the dignified silence of the past three days.
  • Strict, kind of unbending fundamentalist religions is the way they were both brought up.
  • Tensions had escalated after an "unbending" Gqozo had refused to allow the marchers into Bisho and the ANC had insisted that they be allowed to continue the march.
  • The disadvantage is that if taken too far this kind of unbending hubris is a one-way ticket to failure. for more
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