un·​re·​mit·​ting ˌən-ri-ˈmi-tiŋ How to pronounce unremitting (audio)
: not remitting : constant, incessant
unremitting pain
unremittingly adverb

Examples of unremitting in a Sentence

She was recognized for her unremitting efforts to improve the lives of people in her city. unremitting rain that lasted for six days
Recent Examples on the Web The spectacle of House Republicans consuming themselves with unremitting internal warfare is, needless to say, not helpful to that cause. The Editors, National Review, 29 Mar. 2024 Ultimately, the Belarussian state snuffed out the dissent with unremitting violence. Aleksei Miniailo, Foreign Affairs, 28 Dec. 2023 By organising an unremitting doom-fest that focuses on the possibility of AI stealing all our jobs before accidentally kick-starting nuclear armageddon. Andrew Stuttaford, National Review, 12 Nov. 2023 It’s given us Tahrir Square, but also Xinjiang; the blogosphere, but also the manosphere; the boundless opportunities of the Long Tail, but also the unremitting precariousness of the gig economy; mRNA vaccines, but also Crispr babies. Amy Dickinson, Anchorage Daily News, 13 Aug. 2023 The strain Fludd describes, which variously afflicts many Pottstown residents, arises from the existential attempt to become American — an unremitting quest that demands more than the right papers. Hawa Allan, BostonGlobe.com, 10 Aug. 2023 Here’s what to know: Biden delivered a sweeping speech at Lithuania’s Vilnius University on Wednesday, expressing unremitting support for Ukraine and NATO unity. Mikhail Klimentov, Washington Post, 12 July 2023 Chronic pain’s unremitting presence can lead to a variety of mental-health issues, depression above all, which often intensifies pain. Pavel Goldstein, Discover Magazine, 17 Jan. 2018 The unremitting bleakness of their ordeal feels shockingly blunt even coming from the Dardennes, who, despite their rejection of sentimentality and uplift, have always maintained a sincere belief in the possibility of redemption. Justin Chang, Los Angeles Times, 23 Mar. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1670, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unremitting was in 1670

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“Unremitting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unremitting. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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un·​re·​mit·​ting ˌən-ri-ˈmit-iŋ How to pronounce unremitting (audio)
: not stopping : unceasing
unremitting pain

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