What does unremitting mean?

Definitions for unremittingˌʌn rɪˈmɪt ɪŋ

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ceaseless, constant, incessant, never-ending, perpetual, unceasing, unremitting(adj)

    uninterrupted in time and indefinitely long continuing

    "the ceaseless thunder of surf"; "in constant pain"; "night and day we live with the incessant noise of the city"; "the never-ending search for happiness"; "the perpetual struggle to maintain standards in a democracy"; "man's unceasing warfare with drought and isolation"; "unremitting demands of hunger"


  1. unremitting(Adjective)

    incessant; never slackening

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unremitting(adj)

    not remitting; incessant; continued; persevering; as, unremitting exertions

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unremitting

    un-rē-mit′ting, adj. not remitting or relaxing: continued: incessant.—adj. Unremit′ted, not remitted or forgiven: without remission.—advs. Unremit′tedly; Unremit′tingly.—n. Unremit′tingness.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unremitting in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unremitting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Anthony de Mello:

    If what you seek is Truth, there is one thing you must have above all else..an unremitting readiness to admit you may be wrong.

  2. Iris Murdoch:

    Happiness is a matter of one's most ordinary everyday mode of consciousness being busy and lively and unconcerned with self. To be damned is for one's ordinary everyday mode of consciousness to be unremitting agonizing preoccupation with self.

  3. Susan Sontag:

    We live under continual threat of two equally fearful, but seemingly opposed, destinies: unremitting banality and inconceivable terror. It is fantasy, served out in large rations by the popular arts, which allows most people to cope with these twin specters.

  4. Andrew Schneider:

    Continuous unremitting darkness has been known to send some people into an emotional tailspin, so the management here at KBHR radio suggests locking away the firearms. The desire to stick that 45 between the teeth can get pretty strong at times, so why invite temptation.

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