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PronunciationEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

un- +‎ bending

AdjectiveEdit

unbending (comparative more unbending, superlative most unbending)

  1. inflexible and not yielding
  2. very reserved, aloof and asocial

TranslationsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

unbend +‎ -ing

VerbEdit

unbending

  1. present participle of unbend

NounEdit

unbending (plural unbendings)

  1. The act of one who unbends.
    • 1838, The Eclectic Review
      He was a frequent visitor at Wimbledon where Mr. Wilberforce now resided, and the following account is given of his social unbendings.