Definition of unremitting in English:

unremitting

adjective

  • Never relaxing or slackening; incessant.

    ‘unremitting drizzle’
    • ‘It would also mean two weeks of unremitting toil, caring for an often inconsolable toddler who is likely to demand attention day and night for the duration of the illness.’
    • ‘Over generations his family sold pieces of their agricultural land as the only way to survive the unremitting onslaught of emergencies.’
    • ‘If the time had dragged this would have been a hard job, unremitting and tedious.’
    • ‘See it wasn't all unremitting bleakness during the mid 80s.’
    • ‘That sounds far too much like hard unremitting work to me.’
    • ‘It comes at the end of a relentless, unremitting cross examination of Wilde by Carson.’
    • ‘It began with the unremitting curfews, followed by reports of babies dying at checkpoints and snipers shooting children.’
    • ‘Nostalgia wears rose-tinted specs, but even the most optimistic filter can't block out the unremitting greyness of the Seventies.’
    • ‘The unremitting liberal orientation finally became too much for me.’
    • ‘There were almost two million in the dole queues, the industrial forecasts churned out unremitting gloom, and company after company was going to the wall.’
    • ‘Incredibly, a microbiologist has shown that the amoeba lives its life in almost constant and unremitting hatred.’
    • ‘I think the real thing is the unremitting pressure to be constantly, constantly pushing forward.’
    • ‘Fluctuating wildly between bewildered Dr Jekyll and psychopathic Mr Hyde, Dafoe plays the role with unremitting glee, energy and panache.’
    • ‘There is something poetic in the way the names roll, evoking notions of pride in unremitting labour, unity in poverty, resilience in hard times.’
    • ‘They just put the ball in the net in the first half, Alex Burns continuing to find the scoresheet with unremitting regularity.’
    • ‘The entire film is suffused with almost unremitting brutality.’
    • ‘Indeed this is a work of unremitting trepidation.’
    • ‘I am also mystified by the unremitting praise the film has received, though I've done little more than skim everything I've run across.’
    • ‘He achieved what he did by unremitting hard work.’
    • ‘What is striking about the pictures, though it should not be, is precisely their unremitting normality.’
    relentless, unrelenting, continual, constant, continuous, unabating, unrelieved, sustained, incessant, unceasing, ceaseless, steady, unbroken, non-stop, endless, unending, persistent, perpetual, interminable, unyielding, inexorable, unsparing, without respite
    hard, harsh, stern
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Pronunciation:

unremitting

/ˌənrəˈmidiNG/