Share this entry

unrelieved
American English: /ˌənrəˈlivd/
British English: /ʌnrɪˈliːvd/

Translation of unrelieved in Spanish:

adjective

  • (boredom/monotony/gloom)
    (suffering)
    a blank wall unrelieved by any decorative features
    un muro liso desprovisto de toda decoración
    Example sentences
    • The scale is daunting, the monotony unrelieved.
    • It turns out that randomly selected laws lead almost inevitably either to unrelieved chaos or boring and uneventful simplicity.
    • Indeed, it could fairly be said to have started the long period of unrelieved Celtic supremacy which characterised the late sixties and early seventies.

Definition of unrelieved in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

QUIZ


    Next Score:
    Word of the day exemplum
    Pronunciation: ɪɡˈzɛmpləm
    noun
    an example or model...
    Cultural fact of the day

    rastro

    In some parts of Spain, the name given to a weekly open-air flea market where all kinds of items are sold is a rastro. The name El Rastro as such refers to a very big market of this type held in Madrid at weekends.