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relentless

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adjective re·lent·less \-ləs\

Simple Definition of relentless

  • : continuing without becoming weaker, less severe, etc.

  • : remaining strict or determined

Full Definition of relentless

  1. :  showing or promising no abatement of severity, intensity, strength, or pace :  unrelenting <relentless pressure> <a relentless campaign>

re·lent·less·ly adverb
re·lent·less·ness noun

Examples of relentless

  1. Her relentless optimism held the team together.

  2. The hunter was relentless in pursuit of his prey.

  3. a relentless opponent of deregulation



Circa 1592

First Known Use of relentless

circa 1592


RELENTLESS Defined for Kids

relentless

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adjective re·lent·less \ri-ˈlent-ləs\

Definition of relentless

  1. :  showing no lessening of severity, intensity, or strength <The most relentless of his new fears was that they would starve. — Lois Lowry, The Giver>

re·lent·less·ly adverb
re·lent·less·ness noun




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