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unrelieved

Pronunciation: /ˌʌnrɪˈliːvd/

Translation of unrelieved in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [boredom/monotony/gloom] total, absoluto; [suffering] continuo, sin tregua 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.

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