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unrelenting

adjective un·re·lent·ing \-ˈlen-tiŋ\

: not slowing down, stopping, or growing weaker

—used to describe someone who does something in a constant and determined way without stopping or becoming less forceful

Full Definition of UNRELENTING

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>
un·re·lent·ing·ly \-tiŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of UNRELENTING

  1. <that professor tends to be unrelenting about deadlines>
  2. <unrelenting in the pursuit of equality for all races>

First Known Use of UNRELENTING

1588
UNRELENTING Defined for Kids

unrelenting

adjective un·re·lent·ing \ˌən-ri-ˈlen-tiŋ\

Definition of UNRELENTING for Kids

1
:  not giving in or softening in determination :  stern
2
:  not letting up or weakening in energy or pace <… even though it was late in the day, the sun was unrelenting. — Pam Muñoz Ryan, Esperanza Rising>
un·re·lent·ing·ly adverb

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