What does relentless mean?

Definitions for relentlessrɪˈlɛnt lɪs

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word relentless.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. grim, inexorable, relentless, stern, unappeasable, unforgiving, unrelenting(adj)

    not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty

    "grim determination"; "grim necessity"; "Russia's final hour, it seemed, approached with inexorable certainty"; "relentless persecution"; "the stern demands of parenthood"

  2. persistent, relentless, unrelenting(adj)

    never-ceasing

    "the relentless beat of the drums"

Wiktionary

  1. relentless(Adjective)

    Unrelenting or unyielding in severity

  2. relentless(Adjective)

    Unremitting, steady and persistent

  3. Origin: relent + -less

Webster Dictionary

  1. Relentless(adj)

    unmoved by appeals for sympathy or forgiveness; insensible to the distresses of others; destitute of tenderness; unrelenting; unyielding; unpitying; as, a prey to relentless despotism

Freebase

  1. Relentless

    Relentless is a live album by stand-up comedian and satirist Bill Hicks. It was his second CD release, and his last one before his death from pancreatic cancer in February 1994.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of relentless in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of relentless in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ahmed Korayem:

    Nothing is more relentless or as dispassionate as time

  2. John Fitzgerald Kennedy:

    History is a relentless master. It has no present, only the past rushing into the future. To try to hold fast is to be swept aside.

  3. Elvis Picardo:

    There's no let-up in the selloff. The selling has been relentless, there is a growing view that perhaps investors are underestimating the impact of the crude oil collapse on the Canadian economy.

  4. Herbert Butterfield:

    The academic mind can eat away the very basis of its own assurance ... produce contortions when it tries to bend over backward ... allow itself to be dismayed by the picture it has created of relentless historical process.

  5. Karen Testa:

    There is no one better suited to this new role than Jeff. His relentless pursuit of fresh, competitive stories driven by words, photos, video, data will compel an even higher level of distinctive journalism from this region.

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