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unbending

un·bend·ing

unbending

 
pronunciation:
uhn ben dIng
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: rigid or strict.
synonyms:
inflexible, rigid, stern, strict
similar words:
grim, hard, intractable, intransigent, mulish, obdurate, pertinacious, resistant, stiff, stubborn, uncompromising, unyielding
definition 2: forbidding or aloof.
an unbending demeanor
synonyms:
aloof, austere, forbidding, stern
similar words:
uninviting
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part of speech: noun
definition: the act of becoming less rigid or more relaxed.
synonyms:
relaxation, unwinding
derivations: unbendingly (adv.), unbendingness (n.)