Relentless - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rɪˈlentləs|  American pronunciation of the word relentless
Brit.  |rɪˈlɛntləs|  British pronunciation of the word relentless

adjective

- not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty(syn: grim, inexorable, stern, unappeasable, unforgiving, unrelenting)

relentless persecution

- never-ceasing(syn: persistent, unrelenting)

the relentless beat of the drums

Examples

Her relentless optimism held the team together.

The hunter was relentless in pursuit of his prey.

He questioned her relentlessly.

a regime that was relentless in its persecution of dissidents

the relentless crying of a small baby

a family facing relentless financial problems

the relentless beat of the drums

To thrive in science, you must be both a consummate collaborator and a relentless competitor.

...an elaborate system of dikes built to protect the lowlands from the relentless onslaught of the sea...

...with her dying breath the witch imprecated the villagers for their relentless persecution of her...

...the plot of the story revolved around the gangster's relentless determination to learn the identity of the turncoat...

...vanquished nation after nation in his relentless conquest of Europe...

...I was so bedraggled by the relentless rain that I couldn't wait to get into some dry clothes....

I didn't know how much longer I could hold out against their relentless questioning.

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