Definition of relentless
: showing or promising no abatement of severity, intensity, strength, or pace : unrelenting relentless pressure a relentless campaign
Examples of relentless in a Sentence
Her relentless optimism held the team together.
The hunter was relentless in pursuit of his prey.
a relentless opponent of deregulation
Recent Examples of relentless from the Web
Amor later confessed, but said the confession was made under duress from relentless questioning and manipulative tactics by police.
As a boom in construction brings more stock onto the market, the relentless rise in rents is showing signs of running out of steam.
Relentless pressure on corporate America is creating an increasingly Dickensian experience for many consumers as companies focus on maximizing profit.
Not long after that, the cancer’s growth became relentless, despite chemotherapy and radiation.
The relentless winds certainly haven't helped the situation, but what's really got the area looking like chocolate soup is the Mississippi River.
Hornqvist's relentless energy and penchant for crashing the net is invaluable when teamed with Malkin or Crosby, while Neal has given Nashville one of the more lethal shots in the league.
There was, Hertz added, an ancillary benefit to such relentless pursuit: sending a message to current tenants.
The training, lifelong and relentless, is especially hard on performing animals.
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First Known Use of relentless
RELENTLESS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of relentless for English Language Learners
: continuing without becoming weaker, less severe, etc.
: remaining strict or determined
RELENTLESS Defined for Kids
Definition of relentless for Students
: showing no lessening of severity, intensity, or strength The most relentless of his new fears was that they would starve. — Lois Lowry, The Giver
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