unrelenting

  • 1 Unrelenting — Un re*lent ing, a. Not relenting; unyielding; rigid; hard; stern; cruel. {Un re*lent ing*ly}, adv. {Un re*lent ing*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 unrelenting — I adjective adamant, austere, ceaseless, constant, continual, continuous, cruel, determined, diligent, endless, enduring, hard, immitis, implacable, incessant, inclement, indefatigable, inexorabilis, inexorable, inflexible, merciless, obdurate,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 unrelenting — (adj.) 1580s, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + prp. of RELENT (Cf. relent) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 unrelenting — *grim, implacable, relentless, merciless Analogous words: inexorable, obdurate, *inflexible, adamant: *stiff, rigid: *severe, stern Antonyms: forbearing …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 5 unrelenting — [adj] merciless bound, bound and determined, brick wall*, ceaseless, constant, continual, continuous, cruel, dead set on*, endless, grim, hanging tough*, hard headed*, implacable, incessant, inexorable, intransigent, iron fisted, mortal,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 6 unrelenting — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not yielding in strength, severity, or determination. DERIVATIVES unrelentingly adverb …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 unrelenting — [un΄ri len′tiŋ] adj. 1. refusing to yield or relent; inflexible; relentless 2. without mercy or compassion 3. not relaxing or slackening, as in effort, speed, etc …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 unrelenting — [[t]ʌ̱nrɪle̱ntɪŋ[/t]] 1) ADJ If you describe someone s behaviour as unrelenting, you mean that they are continuing to do something in a very determined way, often without caring whether they hurt or embarrass other people. She established her… …

    English dictionary

  • 9 unrelenting — unrelentingly, adv. unrelentingness, n. /un ri len ting/, adj. 1. not relenting; not yielding or swerving in determination or resolution, as of or from opinions, convictions, ambitions, ideals, etc.; inflexible: an unrelenting opponent of the… …

    Universalium

  • 10 unrelenting — un|re|lent|ing [ˌʌnrıˈlentıŋ] adj formal 1.) an unpleasant situation that is unrelenting continues for a long time without stopping ▪ the unrelenting pressures of the job 2.) continuing to do something in a determined way without thinking about… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 unrelenting — un|re|lent|ing [ ,ʌnrı lentıŋ ] adjective used for describing someone who continues to do something with a lot of determination: RELENTLESS: They have been unrelenting in their support for the local community. a. used about people s actions or… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 12 unrelenting — adjective formal an unpleasant situation that is unrelenting continues for a long time without stopping: the unrelenting pressures of the job | two days of unrelenting rain see also: relent, relentless unrelentingly adverb …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 unrelenting — UK [ˌʌnrɪˈlentɪŋ] / US adjective used for describing someone who continues to do something with a lot of determination They have been unrelenting in their support for the local community. a) used about people s actions or feelings unrelenting… …

    English dictionary

  • 14 unrelenting — adjective Date: 1588 1. not softening or yielding in determination ; hard, stern < an unrelenting leader > 2. not letting up or weakening in vigor or pace ; constant < the unrelenting struggle > • unrelentingly adverb …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 15 unrelenting — adjective 1) the unrelenting heat Syn: continual, constant, continuous, relentless, unremitting, unabating, unflagging, uninterrupted, unrelieved, incessant, unceasing, ceaseless, endless, unending, persistent, nonstop …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 16 unrelenting — adj. Unrelenting is used with these nouns: ↑pressure …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 17 unrelenting — adjective Not relenting; having no pity; not being or becoming lenient, mild, gentle, or merciful; unyielding; inflexibly rigid; hard; stern; cruel …

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  • 18 unrelenting — Synonyms and related words: adamant, adamantine, assiduous, cast iron, constant, continuing, de longue haleine, diligent, dogged, dour, endless, enduring, extended, faithful, filled out, firm, flinty, fundamentalist, grim, hard, hard core,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 19 unrelenting — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. relentless, inexorable, unyielding, rigorous, obdurate, remorseless, stern. See malevolence, vulgarity. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. cruel, merciless, pitiless; see ruthless 1 , 2 . III (Roget s… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 20 unrelenting — adj. relentless, pitiless, ruthless; continuous, unremitting, unabating …

    English contemporary dictionary