unremitting

adjective

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

Example Sentences

She was recognized for her unremitting efforts to improve the lives of people in her city. unremitting rain that lasted for six days
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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 8 Dec. 2022.

Kids Definition

unremitting

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

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