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rɪˈlɛnt lɪsre·lent·less

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. grim, inexorable, relentless, stern, unappeasable, unforgiving, unrelentingadjective

    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, unrelentingadjective

    never-ceasing

    "the relentless beat of the drums"

Wiktionary

  1. relentlessadjective

    Unrelenting or unyielding in severity

    Etymology: relent + -less

  2. relentlessadjective

    Unremitting, steady and persistent

    Etymology: relent + -less

Webster Dictionary

  1. Relentlessadjective

    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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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. 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.

  2. Vadym Boychenko:

    The city is in a very, very difficult state of siege, relentless shelling of residential blocks is ongoing, airplanes have been dropping bombs on residential areas. The Russian occupants are using heavy artillery, including Grad multiple rocket launchers.

  3. Barack Obama:

    With allies and partners, the United States will be relentless to those who target our citizens, we will continue to root out terrorist networks. We will not allow these killers to have a safe haven.

  4. David Poland:

    What was a lock (for Oscar success) before, feels less so now, if there is a relentless flop conversation about the movie in coming weeks, it will hurt more and more in terms of awards season because people don't really give awards to flops.

  5. Nicholas McQuire:

    Jeff Bezos created the blueprint for internet businesses : rapid innovation, huge scale and relentless focus on the customer.

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