from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Unyielding in severity or strictness; unrelenting: relentless persecution.
- adj. Steady and persistent; unremitting: the relentless beat of the drums.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Unrelenting or unyielding in severity
- adj. Unremitting, steady and persistent
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Unmoved by appeals for sympathy or forgiveness; insensible to the distresses of others; destitute of tenderness; unrelenting; unyielding; unpitying.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Incapable of relenting; unmoved by pity; unpitying; insensible to the distress of others; destitute of tenderness.
- Synonyms Implacable, etc. See inexorable, and list under unrelenting.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty
- adj. never-ceasing
Mr. Christie's aides say the governor hasn't budged from his months-long insistence that he won't enter the presidential fray, despite what one described as a "relentless" stream of calls over the last week from prominent Republicans urging him to run.
This is what I call the relentless rules of humble arithmetic from Justice Brandeis.
Those aren't students fighting, but that is a student on top of Berry in what she calls a relentless beating all caught on a cell phone camera.
Those aren ` t students fighting, but that is a student on top of Berry, in what she calls a relentless beating, all caught on a cell phone camera.
S. O'BRIEN: On her campaign's Web site, Harris blames the media for what she calls relentless personal attacks upon her.
The introduction to the proposal said the spending blueprint disavowed what it called the "relentless government spending, borrowing and taxing that are leading America, right at this moment, toward a debt-fueled economic crisis and the demise of America's exceptional promise."
On Monday, local district attorney Elizabeth Scheibel announced nine teenagers had been charged in connection with what she called the relentless bullying of Prince.
The last years of his control, from 1995 onwards, were characterized by a relentless effort to facilitate his son Bashar's accession to power.
Baltimore's offense was relentless from the instant Ray Rice dashed 83 yards for a score on the first play from scrimmage to trigger a 24-point opening quarter while its bruising defense generated four turnovers against battered quarterback Tom Brady — three interceptions and a fumble.
Hemingways tyrannical proverb haunts writing classes and roils the sleep of the lonely would-be novelist, who in relentless dreams and depressing reality alike feels himself drowning in Uncle