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
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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 ?
No sign of pursuit had developed, and yet we were sure that somewhere behind us relentless Sagoths were dogging our tracks.
"That cruel, relentless, deceitful old woman!" cried Anne.
But what all England did not know De Vac had gleaned from scraps of conversation dropped in the armory: that Henry was even now negotiating with the leaders of foreign mercenaries, and with Louis IX of France, for a sufficient force of knights and menat-arms to wage a relentless war upon his own barons that he might effectively put a stop to all future interference by them with the royal prerogative of the Plantagenets to misrule England.
He was relentless in worrying him about his soul's concerns, and about ruling his children rigidly.
"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.
When Ming Huang bade the masterful eunuch Kao Li-shih unlace the poet's boots, he gave him a relentless enemy whose malice pursued him, until at length he was glad to beg leave to retire from the court, where he was never at ease and to which he never returned.
Those eyes expressed entreaty, shame at having to ask, fear of a refusal, and readiness for relentless hatred in case of such refusal.
True he had flung Hook's arm to the crocodile, but even this and the increased insecurity of life to which it led, owing to the crocodile's pertinacity [persistance], hardly account for a vindictiveness so relentless and malignant.
The crash of splintered wood mingled with the report of a rifle as Jane Clayton fired through the panels upon the relentless foe.
She therefore returned, at the risk even of losing her life in the way, to that train of ideas which her relentless friend had forced her to pursue.
I saw the new pupil was puzzled at first with the novelty of the form and language; once or twice she looked at me with a sort of painful solicitude, as not comprehending: at all what I meant; then she was not ready when the others were, she could not write her phrases so fast as they did; I would not help her, I went on relentless. She looked at me; her eye said most plainly, "I cannot follow you." I disregarded the appeal, and, carelessly leaning back in my chair, glancing from time to time with a NONCHALANT air out of the window, I dictated a little faster.