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Definitions for unrelenting
ˌʌn rɪˈlɛn tɪŋun·re·lent·ing

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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. brutal, unrelentingadjective

    harsh

    "the brutal summer sun"; "a brutal winter"

  3. persistent, relentless, unrelentingadjective

    never-ceasing

    "the relentless beat of the drums"

Wiktionary

  1. unrelentingadjective

    Not relenting; having no pity; not being or becoming lenient, mild, gentle, or merciful; unyielding; inflexibly rigid; hard; stern; cruel.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unrelentingadjective

    not relenting; unyielding; rigid; hard; stern; cruel

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unrelenting

    un-rē-len′ting, adj. not relenting: inflexible: cruel.—adv. Unrelen′tingly.—n. Unrelen′tingness.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unrelenting in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unrelenting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of unrelenting in a Sentence

  1. Jacob Frey:

    We need to be unrelenting, we need to be unapologetic in our pursuit of a more equitable local government and more just approach to community, safety, and our city, and we will be.

  2. Philip Luther:

    Widespread atrocities, in particular the vicious and unrelenting aerial bombardment of civilian neighbourhoods by government forces, have made life for civilians in Aleppo increasingly unbearable, these reprehensible and continual strikes on residential areas point to a policy of deliberately and systematically targeting civilians in attacks that constitute war crimes and crimes against humanity.

  3. Aitan Goelman:

    It's indisputable that his termination was a result of President Trump's unrelenting retaliatory campaign of false information, attacks and direct appeals to top officials, today, Pete Strzok is fighting back, and sending a message that the Administration's purposeful disregard for constitutional rights must not be tolerated.

  4. Thomas Paine, "The Age of Reason":

    Whenever we read the obscene stories, the voluptuous debaucheries, the cruel and torturous executions, the unrelenting vindictiveness, with which more than half the bible is filled, it would seem more consistent that we called it the word of a demon than the Word of God. It is a history of wickedness that has served to corrupt and brutalize mankind.

  5. Jennifer Pizer:

    [W]e are witness yet again to the unrelenting anti-LGBTQ crusade being waged by self-described Christian fundamentalist legal groups aiming to chip away at the hard-won gains of LGBTQ people by carving out swaths of territory where discrimination can flourish, the constitutional protections for religious freedom and free speech were never intended as weapons of discrimination for those doing business with the general public.

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