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unremitting

[ uhn-ri-mit-ing ]
/ ˌʌn rɪˈmɪt ɪŋ /
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adjective

not slackening or abating; incessant: unremitting noise; unremitting attention.

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Origin of unremitting

First recorded in 1670–80; un-1 + remit + -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM unremitting

un·re·mit·ting·ly, adverbun·re·mit·ting·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for unremitting

unremitting
/ (ˌʌnrɪˈmɪtɪŋ) /

adjective

never slackening or stopping; unceasing; constant

Derived forms of unremitting

unremittingly, adverbunremittingness, noun
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