unerringly

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From unerring +‎ -ly.

AdverbEdit

unerringly (not comparable)

  1. Without making a mistake, perfectly, directly
    His sense of direction leads us unerringly every time.
    • 1851 November 14, Herman Melville, “The Battering-ram”, in Moby-Dick; or, The Whale, 1st American edition, New York, N.Y.: Harper & Brothers; London: Richard Bentley, OCLC 57395299, page 376:
      Unerringly impelling this dead, impregnable, uninjurable wall, and this most buoyant thing within; there swims behind it all a mass of tremendous life, only to be adequately estimated as piled wood is—by the cord; and all obedient to one volition, as the smallest insect.
    • 2011 January 25, Les Roopanarine, “Wigan 1 - 2 Aston Villa”, in BBC[1]:
      It proved the cue for a period of implosion from Wigan, who fell two behind shortly after the hour courtesy of Boyce's costly error, Young firing in unerringly from the spot.