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The studied, unquestioning pace of my family irritated me.
Emanuel Celler

Meaning of "unquestioning" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF UNQUESTIONING

unquestioning  [ʌnˈkwɛstʃənɪŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF UNQUESTIONING

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

WHAT DOES UNQUESTIONING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of unquestioning in the English dictionary

The definition of unquestioning in the dictionary is accepting something without expressing doubt or uncertainty.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH UNQUESTIONING


air-conditioning
ˈɛəkənˌdɪʃ ənɪŋ
awakening
əˈweɪkənɪŋ
conditioning
kənˈdɪʃənɪŋ
counterconditioning
ˌkaʊntəkənˈdɪʃənɪŋ
cross-questioning
ˌkrɒsˈkwɛstʃənɪŋ
cushioning
ˈkʊʃənɪŋ
fastening
ˈfɑːsənɪŋ
gardening
ˈɡɑːdənɪŋ
governing
ˈɡʌvənɪŋ
happening
ˈhæpənɪŋ
opening
ˈəʊpənɪŋ
poisoning
ˈpɔɪzənɪŋ
positioning
pəˈzɪʃənɪŋ
proportioning
prəˈpɔːʃənɪŋ
questioning
ˈkwɛstʃənɪŋ
rationing
ˈræʃənɪŋ
reasoning
ˈriːzənɪŋ
strengthening
ˈstreŋθənɪŋ
threatening
ˈθrɛtənɪŋ
versioning
ˈvɜːʃənɪŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UNQUESTIONING

unqueen
unqueenlike
unqueenly
unquelled
unquenchable
unquenchably
unquenched
unquestionability
unquestionable
unquestionableness
unquestionably
unquestioned
unquestioningly
unquickened
unquiet
unquietly
unquietness
unquotable
unquote
unquoted

WORDS THAT END LIKE UNQUESTIONING

air conditioning
ballooning
beckoning
beginning
blood poisoning
burgeoning
canyoning
classical conditioning
cloning
couponing
decommissioning
doning
food poisoning
human cloning
lead poisoning
Liaoning
reckoning
seasoning
swooning
visioning
zoning

Synonyms and antonyms of unquestioning in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «unquestioning» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF UNQUESTIONING

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

Translator English - Chinese

绝对的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

incuestionable
570 millions of speakers

English

unquestioning
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

निर्विवाद
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

لا جدال فيه
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

беспрекословное
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

inquestionável
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

প্রশ্নহীন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

inconditionnelle
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tanpa persoalan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

bedingungslosen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

無条件の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

무조건
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Unquestioning
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

không hỏi lại
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

செயல்படுகிற
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

निर्विवाद
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kayıtsız şartsız
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

acritica
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

bezkrytyczne
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

беззаперечне
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

necondiționată
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τυφλή
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

onvoorwaardelike
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

unquestioning
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

unquestioning
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of unquestioning

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UNQUESTIONING»

The term «unquestioning» is quite widely used and occupies the 52.304 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «UNQUESTIONING» OVER TIME

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

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6 QUOTES WITH «UNQUESTIONING»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word unquestioning.
1
Emanuel Celler
The studied, unquestioning pace of my family irritated me.
2
David Icke
The human race is a herd. Here we are, unique, eternal aspects of consciousness with an infinity of potential, and we have allowed ourselves to become an unthinking, unquestioning blob of conformity and uniformity. A herd. Once we concede to the herd mentality, we can be controlled and directed by a tiny few. And we are.
3
Jackson Katz
Many young men in the 1960s and 1970s came to reject some of the traditional ideas about manhood that many of their fathers tried to pass down - like unquestioning respect for authority even when that might mean killing and dying for questionable or unjust causes such as the Vietnam War.
4
Steve McFadden
When I was a kid if I was unhappy, I'd stroke my dog. I was into bringing injured birds into the house, RSPCA activities. And the relationship that you have with animals, you can get that from your children: that unquestioning love and adoration and equal need.
5
Brendan Myers
Perhaps this is one of the last remaining strands of my Catholic upbringing, but to me the word 'worship' means absolute unquestioning affirmation of the authority of the deity. I'll not have that in my life. If you are wise, neither will you.
6
Hudson Taylor
While salvation is a free gift, the 'winning Christ' can only be through unreserved consecration and unquestioning obedience. Nor is this a hardship, but the highest privilege.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UNQUESTIONING»

Discover the use of unquestioning in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to unquestioning and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Waiting for Godot - Samuel Beckett, New Edition
Unquestioning. I, say I.” The insistence of the questions of “where,” “who,” and “ when,” the traditional questions that govern the expectations of narrative and plot are raised, but no sooner raised than they are erased, made irrelevant by the ...
Harold Bloom, 2009
2
Managing Business Ethics
First, as you'll learn in Chapter 7, people tend to obey authority figures no matter what they are ordered to do.59 This natural tendency toward unquestioning obedience can be a real threat to the organization's attempt to build individual ...
Linda K. Trevino, Katherine A. Nelson, 2010
3
Nursing Issues in the 21st Century: Perspectives from the ...
The most prevailing desirable trait was that of unquestioning obedience. In speaking of obedience, one nurse said: "It is expected of all in training to do what they are told; no more, no less (12, p. 452)." On this same subject Robb said: " Implicit, ...
Eleanor C. Hein, 2001
4
The Outlook
To this extent his faith is an unquestioning faith, and to this extent only. His apparent credulity is really faith in the honesty of those who are wiser than himself, and whom he assumes to be as eager truth-seekers as himself. When he learns, by ...
Ernest Hamlin Abbott, Lyman Abbott, Francis Rufus Bellamy, 1897
5
E-Learning Groups and Communities
In designing for virtual learning communities of whatever kind, we have to be aware that the current trend in talking of learning as `community' can create a climate in which the idea is applied in unquestioning ways. In the three conceptions ...
Mcconnell, 2006
6
Psychological Insight Into the Bible: Texts and Readings
They have a series of unquestioning responses to authority symbols and persons . A classic Candid Camera television show illustrated such compliance to authority symbols. A traffic signal was placed in the middle of a sidewalk near a busy ...
Wayne G. Rollins, D. Andrew Kille, 2007
7
The Herald of Peace and International Arbitration
"UNQUESTIONING OBEDIENCE." Advocates of the Boys' Brigades, when they urge, as they do frequently, that they are not feeders of the army, and that there is nothing in them antagonistic to Peace, would do well to read carefully the ...
‎1897
8
Managing Ethics in Business Organizations: Social Scientific ...
An unethical culture is more likely to require unquestioning obedience to authority: "Just do as I say and don't ask any questions" (Trevino 1990). In fact, in this study we found that where employees perceived an authority structure that expects ...
Linda Klebe Treviño, Gary Richard Weaver, 2003
9
The Indiana School Journal
I am not unmindful of the necessity for unquestioned obedience. I am only trying to say that irrational, blind unquestioning obedience is wrong. Unquestioning obedience is right because it is the most rational thing possible. It is the only basis ...
‎1898
10
Indiana School Journal and Teacher
I am not unniindful of the necessity for unquestioned obedience. I am only trying to say that irrational, blind unquestioning obedience is wrong. Unquestioning obedience is right because it is the most rational thing possible. It is the only basis ...
‎1898

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UNQUESTIONING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term unquestioning is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Smith: Apologizing to Mr. Trump
Yet, MSNBC has dismal ratings partly because large segments of viewers tune it out given its unquestioning support of anything liberal. Although Fox News ... «Barre Montpelier Times Argus, Aug 15»
2
Innocence project provides vital support, says McAleese
“We know now how such cultures of unquestioning deference can silence victims and can render them relatively powerless.” She was speaking at the project's ... «Irish Times, Jun 15»
3
THE PUBLIC EYE: Vote No On Armageddon
Whether or not to offer Israel unquestioning support was split along Party lines. 67 percent of Republicans said we should support Israel even when we disagree ... «Berkeley Daily Planet, May 15»
4
The real problem with conservatives' unquestioning support of …
In this era where everyone at least pays lip service to budgetary responsibility, even the sacrosanct Pentagon budget does not seem to be immune. Just take the ... «The Week Magazine, Apr 15»
5
Bikram Choudhury, yoga guru, sued by instructor for alleged sexual …
The lawsuit alleges the exhaustive training program and low protein diet pushed "students to the point were they become compliant and unquestioning with ... «CBC.ca, Feb 15»
6
CDC, conflicting (conflicted?) info, Tamiflu & unquestioning news …
The following is a guest blog post from Jeanne Lenzer, an independent journalist and an associate editor for The BMJ. Just last week, she published an ... «HealthNewsReview.org, Feb 15»
7
Simon Heffer: Why it's time to debunk the Churchill myth
The effect of the often unquestioning idolatry with which he is widely regarded not only hinders us from evaluating Churchill properly but from forming an ... «New Statesman, Jan 15»
8
Questioning Genocide and Slavery in the Bible
In my book Disarming Scripture, I identify these two opposing ways as the way of unquestioning obedience and the way of faithful questioning. What is ... «Huffington Post, Jan 15»
9
New York City's police unions need to get a grip
... automatically exonerated whenever they injure or kill someone, regardless of circumstances, and should always receive unquestioning, worshipful deference. «The Week Magazine, Dec 14»
10
If we want our high streets back we have to stop thinking like …
A creeping, lazy, unquestioning consumerism pervades and undermines our citizenship. Advertising plays a role in this, setting an irrelevant, fake-life veneer ... «The Guardian, Nov 14»

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