unerring

[[t]ʌ̱nɜ͟ːrɪŋ[/t]]
ADJ: usu ADJ n
If you describe someone's judgement or ability as unerring, you mean that they are always correct and never mistaken.

These designs demonstrate her unerring eye for colour and detail...

Paul is a thoroughly likeable man with an unerring sense of comedy...

She has an unerring instinct for people's weak spots.

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unerringly ADV ADV with v, ADV adj

It was wonderful to watch her fingers moving deftly and unerringly...

She had seized unerringly on the fact that most disturbed him...

The man could unerringly select the parts that were necessary to his task...

An unerringly professional team greet and treat clients.


English dictionary. 2008.

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  • unerring — index absolute (conclusive), accurate, actual, certain (fixed), certain (positive), clean …   Law dictionary

  • unerring — 1640s (implied in unerringly), from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + gerundive of ERR (Cf. err) …   Etymology dictionary

  • unerring — *infallible, inerrable, inerrant Analogous words: *reliable, dependable, trustworthy: exact, accurate, precise, *correct …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • unerring — [adj] accurate certain, errorless, exact, faultless, impeccable, inerrable, inerrant, infallible, invariable, just, perfect, reliable, sure, true, trustworthy, unfailing; concepts 535,574 Ant. erring, imperfect, inaccurate, mistaken …   New thesaurus

  • unerring — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ always right or accurate. DERIVATIVES unerringly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • unerring — [un ʉr′iŋ, uner′iŋ] adj. 1. free from error 2. not missing or failing; certain; sure; exact unerringly adv …   English World dictionary

  • unerring — adj. (usu. does not stand alone) unerring in (unerring in her judgment) * * * [ʌn ɜːrɪŋ] (usu. does not stand alone) unerring in (unerring in her judgment) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • unerring — unerringly, adv. unerringness, n. /un err ing, er /, adj. 1. not erring; not going astray or missing the mark: The captain set an unerring course for home. 2. undeviatingly accurate throughout; not containing any error or flaw: She gave an… …   Universalium

  • unerring — adjective always exactly right: unerring accuracy/judgement etc: Max hit the target with unerring accuracy. unerringly adverb …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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