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unremittent

[uhn-ri-mit-nt] /ˌʌn rɪˈmɪt nt/
adjective
1.
(especially of a fever) unremitting.
Origin of unremittent
1870-1875
First recorded in 1870-75; un-1 + remittent
Related forms
unremittence, unremittency, noun
unremittently, adverb
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  • It was from beginning to end sane and reasonable and yet vigorous and unremittent.

  • Does the best care of a child require the concentrated and unremittent devotion of an entire mother?

    Concerning Children Charlotte Perkins Gilman
  • That guttural, scolding voice, unremittent as the hissing of a steam pipe, is Mrs. Rasnosky.

    The Promised Land Mary Antin
  • But shame is the rarest thing in the world: what he felt was this unremittent curiosity about his old employer's thoughts.

    Alice Adams Booth Tarkington

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