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Synonyms for unyielding:

inelastic(adjective)

immovable, unalterable, stiff.

obstinate(adjective)

inflexible, adamant, hardheaded, bigoted, stubborn, bull-headed, Pig-headed, obdurate, tenacious, inelastic, unbendable, contrary, hidebound, bovine, rigid, obstinate, hard-nosed, uncompromising, brass-bound, resolute, pertinacious, mulish.

resolute(adjective)

implacable, indefatigable, strong-minded, bold, persistent, unshakeable, dedicated, decisive, unflinching, hearty, dogged, zealous, indomitable, reliable, thorough, inexorable, determined, insistent, devoted, unwavering, dauntless, valiant, intent, steady, willing, tough, diligent, true, resolved, courageous, unchangeable, ruthless, deliberate, steely, iron-willed, firm, tireless, unbending, faithful, strong-willed, bullheaded, earnest, constant, set, relentless, serious, spunky, stern, steadfast, committed, headstrong, fearless, loyal, staunch, decided, plucky, persevering.

unwilling(adjective)

loath, reluctant, non-consenting, averse, disinclined, Resisting, squeamish, unhelpful, unconsenting, balky, recalcitrant, hesitant, opposed, uncooperative, indisposed, unwilling, noncooperative, uncomplying, irreconcilable, defiant.

Sense 1

hardline, uncompliant, brassbound, authoritarian, Incompliant, adamantine, rock-hard, stringent.

Sense 2

impenetrable, packed, intransigent, exacting, iron, die-hard.

Sense 3

demanding, severe, hardened.

Sense 5

harsh.

bigoted

opinionated.

compact

hard.

relentless

remorseless.

stubborn

stiff-necked.

Other synonyms

pat, willful, dark, retentive, refractory, haunting, unrelenting, solid, glowering, ossified, compact, unconquerable, forbidding, intractable, Inconvincible, fixed, lasting, long, morose, flinty, perverse, recollective, grim, saturnine, sullen, moody, sour, bulldog, glum, coherent, dour, granitic, strict, austere, heady, stiffened, self-opinionated, contumacious.
Examples of usage for unyielding:
Both sides fought with unyielding valour. "The World's Greatest Books, Vol XI.", Edited by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton.
Nature requires aid in consequence of the unyielding character of the hide, and the length of time it takes to effect an opening through it. "The American Reformed Cattle Doctor", George Dadd.
I cannot think what they, unanswered, thought When the night came again and shadows moved As the moon through the ice- flower stared and roved, And that unyielding Shadow came again. "Poems New and Old", John Freeman.

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