relentless


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re·lent·less

 (rĭ-lĕnt′lĭs)
adj.
1. Unyielding in severity or strictness; unrelenting: relentless persecution.
2. Steady and persistent; unremitting: a relentless drumbeat.

re·lent′less·ly adv.
re·lent′less·ness n.

relentless

(rɪˈlɛntlɪs)
adj
1. (of an enemy, hostile attitude, etc) implacable; inflexible; inexorable
2. (of pace or intensity) sustained; unremitting
reˈlentlessly adv
reˈlentlessness n

re•lent•less

(rɪˈlɛnt lɪs)

adj.
unyieldingly severe, strict, or harsh; unrelenting.
[1585–95]
re•lent′less•ly, adv.
re•lent′less•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.relentless - not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreatyrelentless - not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty; "grim determination"; "grim necessity"; "Russia's final hour, it seemed, approached with inexorable certainty"; "relentless persecution"; "the stern demands of parenthood"
implacable - incapable of being placated; "an implacable enemy"
2.relentless - never-ceasingrelentless - never-ceasing; "the relentless beat of the drums"
continual - occurring without interruption; chiefly restricted to what recurs regularly or frequently in a prolonged and closely spaced series; "the continual banging of the shutters"

relentless

relentless

adjective
Translations
قاسٍ، عَديم الرأفَه
nesmiřitelný
ubarmhjertig
vægîarlaus
acımasızaman vermez

relentless

[rɪˈlentlɪs] ADJ
1. (= heartless) [cruelty] → cruel, despiadado
2. (= persistent) [hard work] → incesante
with relentless severitycon implacable severidad
he is quite relentless about iten esto se muestra totalmente implacable

relentless

[rɪˈlɛntləs] adj
(= continuous) [pressure] → implacable; [heat] → implacable; [rain] → continuel(le)
the relentless heat of the desert → la chaleur implacable du désert
(= never giving up) [person, enemy, pursuit] → implacable

relentless

adj
(= uncompromising) attitude, opposition, personunnachgiebig; to be relentless in doing somethingetw unnachgiebig tun; to be relentless in one’s efforts to do somethingunnachgiebig in seinen Bemühungen sein, etw zu tun
(= unrelenting) pain, cold, growthnicht nachlassend; searchunermüdlich; progressunaufhaltsam; the relentless march of technologyder unaufhaltsame Fortschritt der Technik
(= merciless)erbarmungslos; person alsounerbittlich

relentless

[rɪˈlɛntlɪs] adjimplacabile

relent

(rəˈlent) verb
to become less severe or unkind; to agree after refusing at first. At first she wouldn't let them go to the cinema, but in the end she relented.
reˈlentless adjective
without pity; not allowing anything to keep one from what one is doing or trying to do. The police fight a relentless battle against crime.
reˈlentlessly adverb
reˈlentlessness noun
References in classic literature ?
Even the most confident and the stoutest hearts began to think the issue of the contest was becoming doubtful; and that abject class was hourly increasing in numbers, who thought they foresaw all the possessions of the English crown in America subdued by their Christian foes, or laid waste by the inroads of their relentless allies.
The iron-hearted Puritan, the relentless persecutor, the grasping and strong-willed man was dead
The exception indicated the ever relentless vigour with which society frowned upon her sin.
Relentless, remorseless, it was; all his protests, his screams, were nothing to it-- it did its cruel will with him, as if his wishes, his feelings, had simply no existence at all; it cut his throat and watched him gasp out his life.
Now, make believe you are in debt, and eaten up by relentless creditors; you are out of work -- which is horse-shoeing, let us say -- and can get none; and your wife is sick, your children are crying because they are hungry --"
There were circumstances which made it necessary for me to stay through the hour hours to the end, and I stayed; but the recollection of that long, dragging, relentless season of suffering is indestructible.
The well-known face was there: stern, relentless as ever--there was that peculiar eye which nothing could melt, and the somewhat raised, imperious, despotic eyebrow.
He was relentless in worrying him about his soul's concerns, and about ruling his children rigidly.
Attempts were made to keep the hopeless misfortune of his life a secret from Miss Blake's family; and, as a matter of course, those attempts failed before the relentless scrutiny of her father and her friends.
But the relentless Ghost pinioned him in both his arms, and forced him to observe what happened next.
she said, striking the scar again, with a relentless hand.
His doubts might have been indeed pardoned; for, except perhaps the flying fish, there was no race existing on the earth, in the air, or the waters, who were the object of such an unintermitting, general, and relentless persecution as the Jews of this period.