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1. Reluctant or refusing to forgive: an unforgiving creditor.
2. Not allowing for error or shortcomings, especially in being harsh: an unforgiving climate.
1. not willing to forgive; unmerciful
2. (of a machine, system, etc) allowing little or no opportunity for mistakes to be corrected
3. harsh and unremitting: an unforgiving and desolate landscape.
un•for•giv•ing(ˌʌn fərˈgɪv ɪŋ)
1. not disposed or able to forgive; unrelenting; unyielding.
2. not allowing for weakness.
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|Adj.||1.||unforgiving - unwilling or unable to forgive or show mercy; "a surly unforgiving old woman"|
forgiving - inclined or able to forgive and show mercy; "a kindly forgiving nature"; "a forgiving embrace to the naughty child"
|2.||unforgiving - 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"