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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Un·bend·ing, a.
 1. Not bending; not suffering flexure; not yielding to pressure; stiff; -- applied to material things.
    Flies o'er the unbending corn, and skims along the main.   --Pope.
 2. Unyielding in will; not subject to persuasion or influence; inflexible; resolute; -- applied to persons.
 3. Unyielding in nature; unchangeable; fixed; -- applied to abstract ideas; as, unbending truths.
 4. Devoted to relaxation or amusement. [R.]
    It may entertain your lordships at an unbending hour.   --Rowe.
 -- Un*bend*ing*ly, adv. -- Un*bend*ing*ness, n.