un·​re·​mit·​ting | \ ˌən-ri-ˈmi-tiŋ How to pronounce unremitting (audio) \

Definition of unremitting

: not remitting : constant, incessant unremitting pain

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unremittingly \ ˌən-​ri-​ˈmi-​tiŋ-​lē How to pronounce unremitting (audio) \ 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 One of these qualities is a generalized concern more earnest and unremitting than any radicalism in living memory. New York Times, 1 Sep. 2021 Sporadic outbursts of feeling are converted into purposive and unremitting activity. Aldous Huxley, Harper's Magazine, 17 Aug. 2021 And the unremitting plague continues to disproportionately affect communities of color. BostonGlobe.com, 6 Aug. 2021 Through unremitting land reclamation, Singapore has grown in size by almost a quarter, but the process has its limits. Elissaveta M. Brandon, Smithsonian Magazine, 13 Aug. 2021 Over the past year and a half, Asian Americans — scapegoated for the coronavirus — have been shoved, kicked, spat on, and beaten in an unremitting parade of violence. BostonGlobe.com, 12 July 2021 The chorus and the orchestra delivered unremitting intensity from the first bars to the last. Alex Ross, The New Yorker, 21 June 2021 For eight years, beginning in early 2012, the fund underwent an unremitting exodus of customers. William Baldwin, Forbes, 19 June 2021 The Haredi community was built on an unremitting faith in its leadership, made up of flesh-and-blood rabbis who, to their followers, speak the will of the living God. New York Times, 25 Feb. 2021

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First Known Use of unremitting

1670, in the meaning defined above

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“Unremitting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unremitting. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of unremitting

: not stopping or growing weaker

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