unrelieved

adjective un·re·lieved \ ˌən-ri-ˈlēvd \

Definition of unrelieved

: not relieved
  • a grim story unrelieved by humor
: such as
a : not given relief : furnished no assistance, remedy, or mitigation
  • chronic, unrelieved stress/pain
  • unrelieved poverty
b : not including anything that provides a desirable change : monotonous, unvarying
  • Across that endless, unrelieved grassland came a tumultuous rainstorm …
  • —James Michener

unrelievedly

play \ˌən-ri-ˈlē-vəd-lē\ adverb
    • If the past several paragraphs have sounded too unrelievedly negative, I hasten to make partial amends.
    • —Karen Morin

First Known Use of unrelieved

circa 1525


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