Pronunciation of Relentless
/ɹɪlˈɛntləs/, /ɹɪlˈɛntləs/, /ɹ_ɪ_l_ˈɛ_n_t_l_ə_s/
Antonyms for relentless:
Synonyms for relentless:
Other synonyms and related words:
incessant, savage, unending, ceaseless, Incompliant, die-hard, iron, blue, uncompliant, interminable, unmitigated, disconsolate, eternal, intransigent, adamantine, adamant, everlasting, merciless, dismal, unceasing, lasting, ghastly, perpetual, dark, endless, black, uninterrupted, fierce, ongoing, unremitting, unrelenting, macabre, brutal, mordant, grisly, unappeasable, unforgiving, continuous, sick, forbidding, gloomy, unbendable, continual, gruesome, unfailing, round the clock, pertinacious, hard core, remorseless, stiff, haunting, cruel, sorry, brassbound, timeless, unsparing, nonstop, pitiless.
continuous, neverending (adjective)
cruel, merciless (adjective)
pitiless, inflexible, unrelenting, rigorous, unappeasable, dogged, implacable, fierce, uncompromising, unyielding, remorseless, rigid, inexorable, stringent, grim, strict, unbending, determined, obdurate, unforgiving, ruthless, adamant, unflinching, stiff, harsh.
intent, dogged, staunch, faithful, loyal, steadfast, tireless, bold, serious, implacable, unflinching, deliberate, stubborn, steely, unchangeable, insistent, ruthless, set, dauntless, firm, tough, spunky, persistent, indomitable, committed, dedicated, true, bullheaded, plucky, resolved, resolute, valiant, indefatigable, fearless, stern, decisive, steady, uncompromising, hearty, reliable, unwavering, unyielding, iron-willed, unshakeable, willing, thorough, devoted, strong-minded, inexorable, tenacious, unbending, strong-willed, constant, diligent, determined, zealous, earnest, persevering, courageous, decided, headstrong.
frosty, basic, inflexible, dry, rigorous, austere, severe, ascetic, stark, blunt, sharp, piquant, correct, raw, disciplined, obstinate, dour, demanding, icy, bleak, intense, meticulous, harsh, obdurate, abrupt, prudish, cool, draconian, keen, imperial, unsparing, astringent, unbending, precise, brusque, acerbic, hidebound, uncompromising, critical, cutting, spartan, short, oppressive, stiff-necked, acrimonious, intolerant, rigid, strict, spare, strait-laced, tart, acute, brisk, gruff, curt, lean, stern, exacting, stringent, authoritarian, crisp, puritanical, fundamental, censorious, grim, caustic, chilly.
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
interminable, ceaseless, unending, unremitting, eternal, ongoing, continuous, timeless, incessant, unceasing, unfailing, endless, around the clock, everlasting, nonstop, round the clock, uninterrupted, perpetual.
Usage examples for relentless:
- When the grim humor of the relentless pursuit began to appeal to him, the wrathful scowl relaxed by degrees and gave place to the metallic smile. - "A Romance in Transit", Francis Lynde.
- There is only one other alternative, a terrible one,- to be let alone till the day comes when not a gentle Master, but the relentless king of terrors shall empty the trembling hands as our feet follow him out of the busy world into the dark valley, for 'it is certain we can carry nothing out. - "Kept for the Master's Use", Frances Ridley Havergal.
- Since the relentless knowledge pushed itself upon her, she might as well accept it. - "Virginia of Elk Creek Valley", Mary Ellen Chase.