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
At 67 years old, Mongo is a consummate storyteller and relentless ball of energy.
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.
But the moment evaporated, destroyed by Chancellor Fritz von Papen’s vacuous incompetence and Hitler’s relentless pursuit of power.
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.
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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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