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
The government remains relentless in its self-promotion.
From the roasted vegetables (they truly are roasted here) to the bright yet subtle sauces to punchy dishes like short ribs with sautéed greens, cipollini, and horseradish cream, the place is defined by a relentless sense of poise and ease.
But the bird’s feathers were deconstructed and looked like so many peering, relentless miniature eyes.
The dams turned the relentless flow of the river into electricity that powers Northwest farms, cities, aluminum plants, computer servers and homes with some of the cheapest rates in the country.
At 67 years old, Mongo is a consummate storyteller and relentless ball of energy.
There's risk in doing this, because one of Star Trek's main lures has always been its relentless optimism even when things go pretty dark (see, for example, Deep Space Nine).
More than 30,000 North Koreans now live in South Korea, having fled poverty, hunger and the relentless pressures of life in an oppressive, authoritarian state.
Instead, the callouts that the relentless hypeman is known for have been replaced with a series of blessings and affirmations for Asahd.
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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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