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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The unhappy culprit sustained herself as best a woman might, under the heavy weight of a thousand unrelenting eyes, all fastened upon her, and concentrated at her bosom.
There sat Grandmother Majauszkiene, unrelenting, typifying fate.
Why, not a cruel man, exactly, but a man of leather,--a man alive to nothing but trade and profit,--cool, and unhesitating, and unrelenting, as death and the grave.
He was immediately chained and handcuffed; and thus, without a moment's warning, he was snatched away, and forever sundered, from his family and friends, by a hand more unrelenting than death.
She felt so sour and unrelenting that for a few minutes she almost forgot about Dickon and the green veil creeping over the world and the soft wind blowing down from the moor.
Lecount determined to act with unrelenting caution to the last.
Once denounced, and on such grave grounds as had just now been suggested to his mind, he foresaw that the dreadful woman of whose unrelenting character he had seen many proofs, would produce against him that fatal register, and would quash his last chance of life.
I had never doubted his meanness, his craft and malice; but I fully comprehended now, for the first time, what a base, unrelenting, and revengeful spirit, must have been engendered by this early, and this long, suppression.
Isaac paused at the gate, to consider how he might seek entrance in the manner most likely to bespeak favour; for he was well aware, that to his unhappy race the reviving fanaticism of the Order was not less dangerous than their unprincipled licentiousness; and that his religion would be the object of hate and persecution in the one case, as his wealth would have exposed him in the other to the extortions of unrelenting oppression.
I am all attention," said Eugenie, looking so earnestly at her father that it was an effort for the latter to endure her unrelenting gaze.
Was it possible that, after all our vicissitudes, we were really in the terrible valley of Typee, and at the mercy of its inmates, a fierce and unrelenting tribe of savages?
On hearing her announced by the Name of "Lady Dorothea," I instantly quitted my Post and followed her into the Parlour, for I well remembered that she was the Lady, proposed as a Wife for my Edward by the Cruel and Unrelenting Baronet.