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unremittent

[uhn-ri-mit-nt]
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adjective
  1. (especially of a fever) unremitting.
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Origin of unremittent

First recorded in 1870–75; un-1 + remittent
Related formsun·re·mit·tence, un·re·mit·ten·cy, nounun·re·mit·tent·ly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for unremittent

Historical Examples

  • It was from beginning to end sane and reasonable and yet vigorous and unremittent.

    The Journal of Negro History, Volume 2, 1917

    Various

  • 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.

  • 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