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Meaning of "unpliant" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF UNPLIANT

unpliant  [ʌnˈplaɪənt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF UNPLIANT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Unpliant is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES UNPLIANT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of unpliant in the English dictionary

The definition of unpliant in the dictionary is stubborn, unyielding. Other definition of unpliant is not easily bent, stiff.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH UNPLIANT


affiant
əˈfaɪənt
Bryant
ˈbraɪənt
client
ˈklaɪənt
compliant
kəmˈplaɪənt
defiant
dɪˈfaɪənt
giant
ˈdʒaɪənt
hiant
ˈhaɪənt
incompliant
ˌɪnkəmˈplaɪənt
multiclient
ˌmʌltɪˈklaɪənt
naiant
ˈnaɪənt
nonpliant
ˌnɒnˈplaɪənt
olefiant
ˌəʊlɪˈfaɪənt
pliant
ˈplaɪənt
reliant
rɪˈlaɪənt
riant
ˈraɪənt
scient
ˈsaɪənt
self-reliant
ˌsɛlfrɪˈlaɪənt
sient
ˈsaɪənt
supergiant
ˈsuːpəˌdʒaɪənt
uncompliant
ˌʌnkəmˈplaɪənt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UNPLIANT

unpleasantry
unpleased
unpleasing
unpleasingly
unpleasurable
unpleasurably
unpleated
unpledged
unpledged delegate
unpliable
unpliably
unploughed
unplowed
unplucked
unplug
unplugged
unplugging
unplumb
unplumbed
unplume

WORDS THAT END LIKE UNPLIANT

allegiant
brilliant
covariant
criant
defoliant
deviant
exfoliant
gas giant
humiliant
invariant
luxuriant
officiant
radiant
red giant
sharia-compliant
sleeping giant
suppliant
unbrilliant
valiant
variant

Synonyms and antonyms of unpliant in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «unpliant» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF UNPLIANT

Find out the translation of unpliant to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of unpliant from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «unpliant» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

unpliant
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

unpliant
570 millions of speakers

English

unpliant
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

unpliant
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

unpliant
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

unpliant
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

unpliant
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

unpliant
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

unpliant
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tidak bercanggah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

unpliant
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

unpliant
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

unpliant
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Unpliant
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

unpliant
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

unpliant
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अनियंत्रित
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

unpliant
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

unpliant
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

unpliant
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

unpliant
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

unpliant
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

unpliant
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

unpliant
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

unpliant
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

unpliant
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of unpliant

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UNPLIANT»

The term «unpliant» is normally little used and occupies the 145.873 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «UNPLIANT» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about unpliant

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UNPLIANT»

Discover the use of unpliant in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to unpliant and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary and Expositor of the ...
a. 103. To make stiff, to make u. flexible, to make unpliant ; to make obstinate. so STIFFEN, stlf f'n. т.п. To grow stiff, tr. grow rigid, to become unpliant ; to grow hard, to be hardened ; to grow less susceptive of iu> STIFFHEARTED, stiff-hirfM. su ...
John Walker, 1846
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Pronouncing dictionary
To STIFFEN, stlf-fn, v. a. 103, To make stiff, to make inflexible, to make unpliant ; to make obstinate. To STIFFEN, stlf-fn, v. ?i. To grow stiff or rigid; to become unpliant ; to grow hard, to be hardened ; to grow less susceptive of impression, ...
John Walker, 1849
3
A General Dictionary of the English Language
v. a. To make stiff, to make inflexible, to make unpliant; to make obstinate. To STIFFEN, stif'n. v. n. To grow stiff, to grow rigid, to become . unpliant ; to grow hard, to be hardened ; to grow less susceptive of impression, to grow obstinate.
Thomas Sheridan, 1780
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A General Dictionary of the English Language. One Main ...
v. n. To grow stiff, to grow rigid, to become unpliant; to grow hard, to be hardened ; to grow less susceptive of impression, to grow obstinate. STIFFHEARTED, stlfl.l- hil,lstvld. a. nate, stubborn, lecmtu'nrraciohs. X STIFFLY, (flisl-ly: ad. Rigidly ...
‎1780
5
The Student's Vade Mecum: Containing an Account ... : with ...
... and leave no nourishment for the seeds to subsist upon : on the contrary, there are other soils so unpliant and clayey, that scarce any seed can penetrate thro' them ; and there are others that preserve a medium between the two extremes, ...
William Smith (M.D.), 1770
6
Encyclopaedia perthensis, or, Universal dictionary of the ...
UNPLIANT. adj. Not easily bent ; not conforming to the will. — The chisel working up- on so unpliant stuff. Wotton. * UNP-LOWED. adj. Not plowed.— Good sound land, that hath lain long unplow'd. Mart. * To UNPLUME. adj. To strip of plumes ...
‎1816
7
A critical pronouncing dictionary: and exposition of the ...
To STIFFEN, stiff n. v. n. To grow stiff, to grow rigid, to become unpliant ; to grow hard, to be hardened ; to grow less susceptive uf im- ercsjion, to grow obstinate. STIFFHEARTED, stlff-hirt'ed. a. Obsorratt stubborn, contumacious. STIFFLY ...
John Walker, 1823
8
A German-English and English German Pocket-dictionary: ...
-fugij, adj. unpliant -^I'lfen, attj. not eaten, fasting, -gl'itttt/ adj. not smoothed, unpolished, -jjrunb- et, adj. unfounded, -fxtlttn, adj. not held, unkept, displeased, angry, -btiftn, adj. unbidden, voluntary, spontaneous, -feeudxlt, adj. unfeigned, sincere.
David Fosdick, 1847
9
Pantologia: A New Cyclopaedia, Comprehending a Complete ...
5. Obstinate; pertinacious (Taylor). 6. Harsh; not written with ease (Gondibert). 7. Formal; rigorous in certain ceremonies ; starched ; affected (Addison). roSTI' FFEN. v.a. (rtip'an, Saxon.) 1. To make stiff; to make inflexible ; to make unpliant ...
John Mason Good, Olinthus Gregory, Newton Bosworth, 1813
10
Encyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of ...
UNPLIANT. adj. Not easily bent ; not conforming to the will. — The chisel working upon so unpliant stuff. Wotton. » UNPLOWED. adj. Not plowed.— Good sound land, that bath lain long unplow'd. Mart. * To UNPLUME. adj. To strip of plumes ...
Encyclopaedia Perthensis, 1816

3 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UNPLIANT»

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'Return of the Prodigals'
“By 'water boarding' — a treatment tried out successfully by humans over unpliant humans who then sing the desired tune”, said the King. “Sing?”, exclaimed the ... «Chandigarh Tribune, Jan 15»
2
Was Moses a Stutterer?
... means “unpliant” or “without control over the faculty denoted.” In this case, the faculty is “lips.” Hirsch, who was a renowned specialist in the Hebrew language, ... «First Things, Sep 13»
3
Excerpt: 'The Other'
Niles found Holland strange, unpliant, distant. Often secretive, brooding. Of a dark nature. Holland. was his own person, a loner, and who was there could do ... «NPR, May 08»

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