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relentless

adjective

1 relentless

Not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty:
— Relentless persecution.

synonyms: grim, inexorable, stern, unappeasable, unforgiving, unrelenting.

Roget 739: severe; strict, hard, harsh, dour, rigid, stiff, stern, rigorous, uncompromising, exacting, exigent, exigeant, inexorable, ... show more

Roget 951: impenitent, uncontrite, obdurate; hard, hardened; seared, recusant; unrepentant; relentless, remorseless, graceless, shriftless.    lost, incorrigible, ... show more

Roget 919: revengeful, vengeful; vindictive, rancorous; pitiless etc. 914.1; ruthless, rigorous, avenging.    unforgiving, unrelenting; inexorable, stony-hearted, ... show more

Roget 900: angry, wrath, irate; ireful, wrathful; cross etc. (irascible) 901; Achillean; sulky, etc. 901.1; bitter, ... show more

Roget 604: resolved etc. v.; determined; strong-willed, strong-minded; resolute etc. (brave) 861; self-possessed; decided, definitive, peremptory, ... show more

Roget 907: malevolent, unbenevolent; unbenign; ill-disposed, ill-intentioned, ill-natured, ill-conditioned, ill-contrived; evil-minded, evil-disposed; black-browed.    malicious; malign, ... show more



2 relentless

Never-ceasing:
— The relentless beat of the drums.

synonyms: persistent, unrelenting.


Moby thesaurus: adamant, adamantine, ardent, assiduous, bound, bound and determined, bowelless, cast-iron, ceaseless, certain, committed, constant, continual, continuing, continuous, cruel, decided, decisive, dedicated, definite ... show more.

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