Definition of unrelenting in English:

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Pronunciation: /ʌnrɪˈlɛntɪŋ/


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.
implacable, inflexible, uncompromising, unyielding, unbending, inexorable, relentless, resolute, determined, unstoppable, dogged, tireless, unflagging, unshakeable, unswerving, unwavering, assiduous, sedulous;
1.1Not 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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