unremittent

[ uhn-ri-mit-nt ]
/ ˌʌn rɪˈmɪt nt /

adjective

(especially of a fever) unremitting.

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Origin of unremittent

First recorded in 1870–75; un-1 + remittent

OTHER WORDS FROM unremittent

un·re·mit·tence, un·re·mit·ten·cy, nounun·re·mit·tent·ly, adverb
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Example sentences from the Web for unremittent

  • That guttural, scolding voice, unremittent as the hissing of a steam pipe, is Mrs. Rasnosky.

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

    Concerning Children|Charlotte Perkins Gilman
  • It was from beginning to end sane and reasonable and yet vigorous and unremittent.

  • 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