unerring
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ʌnˈɜːɹ.ɪŋ/
Adjective

unerring (not comparable)

  1. (often, figurative) consistently accurate; not missing a target.
    • 1717: Hissing in air the unerring weapon flew. -- John Dryden's 1697–1700 translation of "The Story of Meleager and Atalanta", in Ovid's Metamorphoses (tr. Garth, Dryden, et al.), book VIII, pub. 1717
    • 2007, Clive James, Cultural Amnesia, p. 630-1,
      As the assassination of Sadat proved, the Arab irredentists, like the Zionist ultras, have always been unerring in picking off any incipient mediators.
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