unrelenting


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un·re·lent·ing

 (ŭn′rĭ-lĕn′tĭng)
adj.
1. Having or exhibiting uncompromising determination; unyielding: an unrelenting human rights worker.
2. Not diminishing in intensity, pace, or effort: an unrelenting ice storm.

un′re·lent′ing·ly adv.

unrelenting

(ˌʌnrɪˈlɛntɪŋ)
adj
1. refusing to relent or take pity; relentless; merciless
2. not diminishing in determination, speed, effort, force, etc
ˌunreˈlentingly adv
ˌunreˈlentingness n

un•re•lent•ing

(ˌʌn rɪˈlɛn tɪŋ)

adj.
1. not relenting; not swerving in determination or resolution; inflexible.
2. not easing or slackening, as in intensity, speed, or vigor.
[1580–90]
un`re•lent′ing•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unrelenting - not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreatyunrelenting - 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.unrelenting - harsh; "the brutal summer sun"; "a brutal winter"
intense - possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree; "intense heat"; "intense anxiety"; "intense desire"; "intense emotion"; "the skunk's intense acrid odor"; "intense pain"; "enemy fire was intense"
3.unrelenting - never-ceasingunrelenting - 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"

unrelenting

adjective
1. merciless, tough, ruthless, relentless, cruel, stern, inexorable, implacable, intransigent, remorseless, pitiless, unsparing in the face of severe opposition and unrelenting criticism

unrelenting

adjective
Translations

unrelenting

[ˈʌnrɪˈlentɪŋ] ADJ [rain, heat, attack] → implacable; [person] → despiadado

unrelenting

[ˌʌnrɪˈlɛntɪŋ] adj
(= relentless) [person, criticism, pursuit, thoroughness] → implacable
(= ceaseless) [hardship] → acharné(e); [pressure, rain] → incessant(e); [heat] → implacable

unrelenting

adj pressureunablässig; oppositionunerbittlich; violence, criticism, painunvermindert, anhaltend; determinationhartnäckig; pace, severityunvermindert; attack, struggleunerbittlich, unvermindert; rainanhaltend attr, → nicht nachlassend attr; (= not merciful) person, heatunbarmherzig; we must be unrelenting in our strugglewir müssen unablässig weiterkämpfen; they kept up an unrelenting attacksie führten den Angriff mit unverminderter Stärke durch

unrelenting

[ˌʌnrɪˈlɛntɪŋ] adj (rain, heat) → incessante; (activity) → senza tregua; (attack) → che non dà tregua; (hatred) → irriducibile, implacabile; (person) → spietato/a
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Creon, unrelenting, condemns her to be immured in a rock-hewn chamber.
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The strong military force disposed in every advantageous quarter, and stationed at every commanding point, held the scattered fragments of the mob in check; the search after rioters was prosecuted with unrelenting vigour; and if there were any among them so desperate and reckless as to be inclined, after the terrible scenes they had beheld, to venture forth again, they were so daunted by these resolute measures, that they quickly shrunk into their hiding-places, and had no thought but for their safety.