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1. Having or exhibiting uncompromising determination; unyielding: an unrelenting human rights worker.
2. Not diminishing in intensity, pace, or effort: an unrelenting ice storm.
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1. refusing to relent or take pity; relentless; merciless
2. not diminishing in determination, speed, effort, force, etc
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un•re•lent•ing(ˌʌn rɪˈlɛn tɪŋ)
1. not relenting; not swerving in determination or resolution; inflexible.
2. not easing or slackening, as in intensity, speed, or vigor.
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|Adj.||1.||unrelenting - 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-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"
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1. merciless, tough, ruthless, relentless, cruel, stern, inexorable, implacable, intransigent, remorseless, pitiless, unsparing in the face of severe opposition and unrelenting criticism
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Firmly, often unreasonably immovable in purpose or will:
adamant, adamantine, brassbound, die-hard, grim, implacable, incompliant, inexorable, inflexible, intransigent, iron, obdurate, relentless, remorseless, rigid, stubborn, unbendable, unbending, uncompliant, uncompromising, unyielding.
Idiom: stubborn as a mule.
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Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
(= relentless) [person, criticism, pursuit, thoroughness] → implacable
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
adj pressure → unablässig; opposition → unerbittlich; violence, criticism, pain → unvermindert, anhaltend; determination → hartnäckig; pace, severity → unvermindert; attack, struggle → unerbittlich, unvermindert; rain → anhaltend attr, → nicht nachlassend attr; (= not merciful) person, heat → unbarmherzig; we must be unrelenting in our struggle → wir müssen unablässig weiterkämpfen; they kept up an unrelenting attack → sie führten den Angriff mit unverminderter Stärke durch
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
unrelenting[ˌʌnrɪˈlɛntɪŋ] adj (rain, heat) → incessante; (activity) → senza tregua; (attack) → che non dà tregua; (hatred) → irriducibile, implacabile; (person) → spietato/a
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