unremitting


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un·re·mit·ting

 (ŭn′rĭ-mĭt′ĭng)
adj.
Never slackening; persistent.

un′re·mit′ting·ly adv.
un′re·mit′ting·ness n.

unremitting

(ˌʌnrɪˈmɪtɪŋ)
adj
never slackening or stopping; unceasing; constant
ˌunreˈmittingly adv
ˌunreˈmittingness n

un•re•mit•ting

(ˌʌn rɪˈmɪt ɪŋ)

adj.
not slackening or abating; incessant: unremitting noise.
[1720–30]
un`re•mit′ting•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unremitting - uninterrupted in time and indefinitely long continuingunremitting - uninterrupted in time and indefinitely long continuing; "the ceaseless thunder of surf"; "in constant pain"; "night and day we live with the incessant noise of the city"; "the never-ending search for happiness"; "the perpetual struggle to maintain standards in a democracy"; "man's unceasing warfare with drought and isolation"; "unremitting demands of hunger"
continuous, uninterrupted - continuing in time or space without interruption; "a continuous rearrangement of electrons in the solar atoms results in the emission of light"- James Jeans; "a continuous bout of illness lasting six months"; "lived in continuous fear"; "a continuous row of warehouses"; "a continuous line has no gaps or breaks in it"; "moving midweek holidays to the nearest Monday or Friday allows uninterrupted work weeks"

unremitting

adjective constant, continuous, relentless, perpetual, continual, unbroken, incessant, diligent, unabated, unwavering, indefatigable, remorseless, assiduous, unceasing, sedulous, unwearied boarding school, where I spent six years of unremitting misery thanks to his unremitting efforts

unremitting

adjective
Translations

unremitting

[ˈʌnrɪˈmɪtɪŋ] ADJincansable; (= continuous) → continuo

unremitting

[ˌʌnrɪˈmɪtɪŋ] adj [misery, boredom] → absolu(e); [hostility, effort, struggle] → acharné(e)

unremitting

adj efforts, toilunaufhörlich, unablässig; zealunermüdlich; hatredunversöhnlich

unremitting

[ˌʌnrɪˈmɪtɪŋ] (frm) adj (activity) → senza sosta, incessante; (efforts, demands) → costante; (hatred) → irriducibile, implacabile
References in classic literature ?
A very summary process completed the simple cookery, when he and the Mohicans commenced their humble meal, with the silence and characteristic diligence of men who ate in order to enable themselves to endure great and unremitting toil.
Quiet and peaceable in his disposition, he hoped, by unremitting diligence, to avert from himself at least a portion of the evils of his condition.
The repose of the latter became more and more disturbed; and her sister, who watched, with unremitting attention her continual change of posture, and heard the frequent but inarticulate sounds of complaint which passed her lips, was almost wishing to rouse her from so painful a slumber, when Marianne, suddenly awakened by some accidental noise in the house, started hastily up, and, with feverish wildness, cried out,--
In spite of this conviction; in spite of headaches caused by sitting on a high stool and stooping over ledgers in unwholesome air; in spite of want of society, and hasty breakfasts, and bad dinners at chop-houses, his attendance at the office was regular, and his diligence at the desk unremitting.
However, they brought her through it by unremitting and affectionate attention; and we were married yesterday six weeks.
We rely," Hubbard said, "upon your executive ability, your fidelity, and unremitting zeal.
I was tutor to his nephews, who are dead; and when he was alone in the world, I tried by absolute devotion to his will, to make up to him all he had done for me during ten years of unremitting kindness.
Throughout the whole of the journey, the old chief and the guide were unremitting in their good offices, and continually on the alert to select the best roads, and assist them through all difficulties.
She had not suffered so much from a want of food, however, as from a want of air and exercise; from unremitting, wasting toil at a sedentary occupation, from hope deferred and from sleepless nights.
It is difficult to disconnect the idea of ships' anchors from the idea of the ship's chief mate - the man who sees them go down clear and come up sometimes foul; because not even the most unremitting care can always prevent a ship, swinging to winds and tide, from taking an awkward turn of the cable round stock or fluke.
But it seems really heartless in me to write thus of the poor islander, when I owe perhaps to his unremitting attentions the very existence I now enjoy.
All this while, the labors at the infant settlement went on with unremitting assiduity, and, by the 26th of September, a commodious mansion, spacious enough to accommodate all hands, was completed.