What does relentless mean?

Definitions for relentless
rɪˈlɛnt lɪsre·lent·less

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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

    Etymology: relent + -less

  2. relentless(Adjective)

    Unremitting, steady and persistent

    Etymology: 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.

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How to say relentless in sign language?

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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

Examples of relentless in a Sentence

  1. Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake:

    I will continue to be relentless in changing the culture of the police department to ensure that everyone in our city is treated equally.

  2. Human Rights Watch:

    Under President Xi, the government has further tightened control over Christianity in President Xi broad efforts to' Sinicize' religion or' adopt Chinese characteristics' -- in other words, to ensure that religious groups support the government and the Chinese Communist Party, the shutdown of a Protestant church in Chengdu epitomizes the Xi Jinping government's relentless assault on religious freedom in China.

  3. Edward Acton:

    The overnight action with the flight to quality in China, and Europe as well, is a continuation of a larger move in the last six to eight trading sessions of a relentless flattening of the yield curve.

  4. William Ewart Gladstone:

    Men are apt to mistake the strength of their feeling for the strength of their argument. The heated mind resents the chill touch and relentless scrutiny of logic.

  5. President Barack Obama:

    The lobbying that is taking place on the other side is fierce, it is well-financed, it is relentless, and in the absence of your voices, you are going to see the same array of forces that got us into the Iraq War, leading to a situation in which we forgo a historic opportunity and we are back on the path of potential military conflict.

Images & Illustrations of relentless

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