Relentless Re*lent"less, a. Unmoved by appeals for sympathy or forgiveness; insensible to the distresses of others; destitute of tenderness; unrelenting; unyielding; unpitying; as, a prey to relentless despotism. [1913 Webster]

For this the avenging power employs his darts, . . . Thus will persist, relentless in his ire. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] -- {Re*lent"less*ly}, adv. -- {Re*lent"less*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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