unrelenting
I adjective adamant, austere, ceaseless, constant, continual, continuous, cruel, determined, diligent, endless, enduring, hard, immitis, implacable, incessant, inclement, indefatigable, inexorabilis, inexorable, inflexible, merciless, obdurate, perseverant, persevering, persistent, pertinacious, pitiless, relentless, remorseless, resolved, rigid, rigorous, ruthless, sedulous, severe, steadfast, stern, stubborn, tenacious, unappeasable, unbending, uncompassionate, uncompromising, undeviating, unforgiving, unmerciful, unpitying, unsoftening, unsparing, unsympathetic, unwavering, unyielding II index brutal, callous, cold-blooded, constant, cruel, dictatorial, diligent, faithful (diligent), immutable, implacable, inexorable, inflexible, ironclad, obdurate, patient, pertinacious, recalcitrant, relentless, remorseless, resolute, rigid, ruthless, sedulous, severe, unbending, uncompromising, undaunted, vindictive

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  • Unrelenting — Un re*lent ing, a. Not relenting; unyielding; rigid; hard; stern; cruel. {Un re*lent ing*ly}, adv. {Un re*lent ing*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unrelenting — (adj.) 1580s, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + prp. of RELENT (Cf. relent) …   Etymology dictionary

  • unrelenting — *grim, implacable, relentless, merciless Analogous words: inexorable, obdurate, *inflexible, adamant: *stiff, rigid: *severe, stern Antonyms: forbearing …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • unrelenting — [adj] merciless bound, bound and determined, brick wall*, ceaseless, constant, continual, continuous, cruel, dead set on*, endless, grim, hanging tough*, hard headed*, implacable, incessant, inexorable, intransigent, iron fisted, mortal,… …   New thesaurus

  • unrelenting — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not yielding in strength, severity, or determination. DERIVATIVES unrelentingly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • unrelenting — [un΄ri len′tiŋ] adj. 1. refusing to yield or relent; inflexible; relentless 2. without mercy or compassion 3. not relaxing or slackening, as in effort, speed, etc …   English World dictionary

  • unrelenting — [[t]ʌ̱nrɪle̱ntɪŋ[/t]] 1) ADJ If you describe someone s behaviour as unrelenting, you mean that they are continuing to do something in a very determined way, often without caring whether they hurt or embarrass other people. She established her… …   English dictionary

  • unrelenting — unrelentingly, adv. unrelentingness, n. /un ri len ting/, adj. 1. not relenting; not yielding or swerving in determination or resolution, as of or from opinions, convictions, ambitions, ideals, etc.; inflexible: an unrelenting opponent of the… …   Universalium

  • unrelenting — un|re|lent|ing [ˌʌnrıˈlentıŋ] adj formal 1.) an unpleasant situation that is unrelenting continues for a long time without stopping ▪ the unrelenting pressures of the job 2.) continuing to do something in a determined way without thinking about… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • unrelenting — un|re|lent|ing [ ,ʌnrı lentıŋ ] adjective used for describing someone who continues to do something with a lot of determination: RELENTLESS: They have been unrelenting in their support for the local community. a. used about people s actions or… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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