unremitting

  • 1 Unremitting — Un re*mit ting, a. Not remitting; incessant; continued; persevering; as, unremitting exertions. Cowper. {Un re*mit ting*ly}, adv. {Un re*mit ting*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 unremitting — I adjective adsiduus, assiduous, ceaseless, constant, continual, continuous, continuus, diligent, durable, enduring, incessant, indefatigable, perennial, perpetual, perseverant, persevering, persistent, pertinacious, sedulous, tenacious, unabated …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 unremitting — (adj.) 1728, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + prp. of REMIT (Cf. remit). Related: Unremittingly …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 unremitting — constant, incessant, *continual, continuous, perpetual, perennial Analogous words: unceasing, interminable, endless (see EVERLASTING): assiduous, sedulous, diligent (see BUSY): *indefatigable, untiring Contrasted words: remiss, lax, slack (see… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 5 unremitting — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ never relaxing or slackening. DERIVATIVES unremittingly adverb …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 unremitting — [un΄ri mit′iŋ] adj. not stopping, relaxing, or slackening; incessant; persistent …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 unremitting — [[t]ʌ̱nrɪmɪ̱tɪŋ[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n Something that is unremitting continues without stopping or becoming less intense. [FORMAL] I was sent to boarding school, where I spent six years of unremitting misery... He watched her with unremitting… …

    English dictionary

  • 8 unremitting — unremittingly, adv. unremittingness, n. /un ri mit ing/, adj. not slackening or abating; incessant: unremitting noise; unremitting attention. [1720 30; UN 1 + REMITTING] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 9 unremitting — adjective formal an action or effort that is unremitting continues for a long time and probably will not stop: lives of unremitting drudgery unremittingly adverb …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 unremitting — adjective Date: 1728 not remitting ; constant, incessant < unremitting pain > • unremittingly adverb …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 11 unremitting — adjective incessant; never slackening We can achieve this god‐likeness only by unremitting and strenuous effort of the intellect …

    Wiktionary

  • 12 unremitting — un|re|mit|ting [ˌʌnrıˈmıtıŋ] adj formal continuing for a long time and not likely to stop ▪ unremitting poverty >unremittingly adv …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 unremitting — un|re|mit|ting [ ,ʌnrı mıtıŋ ] adjective MAINLY LITERARY continuing for a long time without stopping or ever getting better: unremitting pain/opposition/hostility …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14 unremitting — UK [ˌʌnrɪˈmɪtɪŋ] / US adjective mainly literary continuing for a long time without stopping or ever getting better unremitting pain/opposition/hostility …

    English dictionary

  • 15 unremitting — un•re•mit•ting [[t]ˌʌn rɪˈmɪt ɪŋ[/t]] adj. not slackening or abating; incessant: unremitting noise[/ex] • Etymology: 1720–30 un re•mit′ting•ly, adv …

    From formal English to slang

  • 16 unremitting — Synonyms and related words: abiding, ageless, ardent, articulated, assiduous, catenated, ceaseless, changeless, chattering, coeternal, concatenated, connected, constant, continual, continued, continuing, continuous, cyclical, dateless, diligent,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 17 unremitting — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. unrelieved, unceasing, unending; endless, relentless, perpetual, continuous, chronic. See continuity. II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. relentless, unrelenting, incessant, continual, constant,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 18 unremitting — un·re·mit·ting || ‚ʌnrɪ mɪtɪŋ adj. non stop, not remitting, continuous …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 19 unremitting — adjective never relaxing or slackening. Derivatives unremittingly adverb unremittingness noun …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 20 unremitting — a. Unceasing, continual, persevering, constant, unabated, incessant, assiduous, sedulous, diligent, indefatigable, unwearied …

    New dictionary of synonyms