unflagging

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

un- +‎ flagging

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AdjectiveEdit

unflagging (comparative more unflagging, superlative most unflagging)

  1. Never tiring or lacking energy; without rest; without slowing.
    His unflagging efforts have not gone unnoticed.
    • 1930, Norman Lindsay, Redheap, Sydney: Ure Smith, published 1965, page 122:
      He went on kissing her with unflagging industry, while she remained limply in his arms, in a species of satisfied trance.
    • 2008, Karlyn Kohrs Campbell; Susan Schultz Huxman, The Rhetorical Act: Thinking, Speaking and Writing Critically[1], page 265:
      The 2001 photo was strangely and powerfully similar to the World War II flag raising because both photos captured a heroic deed of courage, grit, teamwork, and unflagging patriotism at a historic moment marked by the darkness of the threat against us.

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