unrelenting

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adjective un·re·lent·ing \-ˈlen-tiŋ\

Definition of unrelenting

  1. 1 :  not softening or yielding in determination :  hard, stern <an unrelenting leader>

  2. 2 :  not letting up or weakening in vigor or pace :  constant <the unrelenting struggle>

unrelentingly

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Examples of unrelenting in a sentence

  1. <that professor tends to be unrelenting about deadlines>

  2. <unrelenting in the pursuit of equality for all races>

1588

First Known Use of unrelenting

1588


UNRELENTING Defined for English Language Learners

unrelenting

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adjective un·re·lent·ing \-ˈlen-tiŋ\

Definition of unrelenting for English Language Learners

  • : 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


UNRELENTING Defined for Kids

unrelenting

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

Definition of unrelenting for Students

  1. 1 :  not giving in or softening in determination :  stern

  2. 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>

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