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  1. not slackening or abating; incessant: unremitting noise; unremitting attention.
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Origin of unremitting

1720–30; un-1 + remitting
Related formsun·re·mit·ting·ly, adverbun·re·mit·ting·ness, noun
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Related Words for unremitting

ceaseless, unceasing, unflagging, continuous, eternal, persistent, incessant, unending, ongoing, enduring, recurrent, relentless, around-the-clock, connected, consecutive, constant, dateless, endless, everlasting, frequent

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British Dictionary definitions for unremitting


  1. never slackening or stopping; unceasing; constant
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Derived Formsunremittingly, adverbunremittingness, noun
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Word Origin and History for unremitting


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

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