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relentless

[ ri-lent-lis ]
/ rɪˈlɛnt lɪs /
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adjective
not easing or slackening; maintaining speed, vigor, etc.: a relentless barrage of bad news.
unyieldingly severe, strict, or harsh: a relentless crackdown on human rights.
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Origin of relentless

First recorded in 1585–95; relent + -less

synonym study for relentless

OTHER WORDS FROM relentless

re·lent·less·ly, adverbre·lent·less·ness, noun
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How to use relentless in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for relentless

relentless
/ (rɪˈlɛntlɪs) /

adjective
(of an enemy, hostile attitude, etc) implacable; inflexible; inexorable
(of pace or intensity) sustained; unremitting

Derived forms of relentless

relentlessly, adverbrelentlessness, noun
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