unremitting

[ uhn-ri-mit-ing ]
/ ˌʌn rɪˈmɪt ɪŋ /

adjective

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

Nearby words

  1. unremarkable,
  2. unremarked,
  3. unremitted,
  4. unremittedly,
  5. unremittent,
  6. unrent,
  7. unrepair,
  8. unrepairable,
  9. unrepeatable,
  10. unrepentant

Origin of unremitting

1720–30; un-1 + remitting

Related formsun·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 Formsunremittingly, adverbunremittingness, noun

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Word Origin and History for unremitting

unremitting

adj.

1728, from un- (1) "not" + present participle of remit. Related: Unremittingly.

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