Definition of unwinking in English:


Pronunciation /ˌənˈwiNGkiNG/ /ˌənˈwɪŋkɪŋ/


  • (of a stare or a shining light) steady; unwavering.

    ‘the lights shone unwinking in the still air’
    • ‘unwinking blue eyes’
    • ‘He clenched his teeth and set an unwinking snake stare on the guest.’
    • ‘When I stared down into it, it returned an unwinking reflection of my own eye.’
    • ‘This illuminates the scene and pins humanity, as upon a dissecting table, under the unwinking light of an unshaded bulb.’