Definition of unrelenting in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌənrəˈlen(t)iNG/


1Not yielding in strength, severity, or determination: the heat was unrelenting
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  • For a place dependent on tourist spending, the unrelenting determination to turn paying customers away is simply beyond rationality.
  • This is the world Elphie encounters as she moves from a life at Shiz University to one of unforgiving and unrelenting segregation.
  • That's just over a year since the dedicated York warrior turned professional in the unrelenting and unforgiving arena of Thai boxing.
1.1(Of a person or their behavior) not giving way to kindness or compassion: unrelenting opponents
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  • The reaction by its political opponents to this stand was one of savage and unrelenting hostility.
  • Opprobrium from the terraces and beyond was unrelenting.
  • His letter to Leghari was unrelenting in its condemnation.



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  • The Washington Post reports that the wave of violence in the Sunni Arab heartland continued unrelentingly on Thursday.
  • The climb continued unrelentingly well into dusk all the way to the Sultana estate, where our second night's stay had been arranged.
  • On the other hand it is perpetually polluted, unrelentingly crowded, the weather is atrocious and the roads are horrific.


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  • The worry, the work, the unrelentingness of life with a kid like Annika: it's been a long 5 years.
  • But despite the good humour, or because of its unrelentingness perhaps, I began to tire of it part way through.
  • I think it was a combination of the 20-hour days you need at the beginning with the unrelentingness of finishing one crime and now here comes another.

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Syllabification: un·re·lent·ing

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