unremitting
adjective Date: 1728 not remitting ; constant, incessant <
unremitting pain
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unremittingly adverb

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  • Unremitting — Un re*mit ting, a. Not remitting; incessant; continued; persevering; as, unremitting exertions. Cowper. {Un re*mit ting*ly}, adv. {Un re*mit ting*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unremitting — I adjective adsiduus, assiduous, ceaseless, constant, continual, continuous, continuus, diligent, durable, enduring, incessant, indefatigable, perennial, perpetual, perseverant, persevering, persistent, pertinacious, sedulous, tenacious, unabated …   Law dictionary

  • unremitting — (adj.) 1728, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + prp. of REMIT (Cf. remit). Related: Unremittingly …   Etymology dictionary

  • unremitting — constant, incessant, *continual, continuous, perpetual, perennial Analogous words: unceasing, interminable, endless (see EVERLASTING): assiduous, sedulous, diligent (see BUSY): *indefatigable, untiring Contrasted words: remiss, lax, slack (see… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • unremitting — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ never relaxing or slackening. DERIVATIVES unremittingly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • unremitting — [un΄ri mit′iŋ] adj. not stopping, relaxing, or slackening; incessant; persistent …   English World dictionary

  • unremitting — [[t]ʌ̱nrɪmɪ̱tɪŋ[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n Something that is unremitting continues without stopping or becoming less intense. [FORMAL] I was sent to boarding school, where I spent six years of unremitting misery... He watched her with unremitting… …   English dictionary

  • unremitting — unremittingly, adv. unremittingness, n. /un ri mit ing/, adj. not slackening or abating; incessant: unremitting noise; unremitting attention. [1720 30; UN 1 + REMITTING] * * * …   Universalium

  • unremitting — adjective formal an action or effort that is unremitting continues for a long time and probably will not stop: lives of unremitting drudgery unremittingly adverb …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • unremitting — adjective incessant; never slackening We can achieve this god‐likeness only by unremitting and strenuous effort of the intellect …   Wiktionary

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