Online English learning Courses
    courses   dictionary
Double-click any word on the page to look it up in the dictionary.

Audio » Dictionary » U » Unreformed ... Unrighteously


Pronunciation (US): 

 Dictionary entry overview: What does unrelenting mean? 

UNRELENTING (adjective)
  The adjective UNRELENTING has 2 senses:

1. not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty
2. never-ceasing

  Familiarity information: UNRELENTING used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

UNRELENTING (adjective)

Sense 1unrelenting [BACK TO TOP]


Not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty


unappeasable; relentless; inexorable; grim; unrelenting; stern; unforgiving

Context examples:

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


implacable (incapable of being placated)

Sense 2unrelenting [BACK TO TOP]




persistent; relentless; unrelenting

Context example:

the relentless beat of the drums


continual (seemingly without interruption; chiefly restricted to what recurs regularly or frequently in a prolonged and closely spaced series)

 Learn English with... Proverbs of the week 
"Hair of the dog that bit you." (English proverb)

"Any new saint-to-be has his miracles to make" (Breton proverb)

"I see I forget. I hear I remember. I do I understand." (Chinese proverb)

"Have faith and God will provide." (Corsican proverb)

Page delivered in 0.0385 seconds