AskDefine | Define relentlessness

Dictionary Definition

relentlessness n : mercilessness characterized by an unwillingness to relent or let up; "the relentlessness or their pursuit" [syn: inexorability, inexorableness]

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Noun

relentlessness
  1. The property of being relentless.

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act of God, adamantness, application, ardor, assiduity, assiduousness, bulldog tenacity, certainty, commitment, concentration, constancy, cruelty, decidedness, decision, decisiveness, dedication, definiteness, determinateness, determination, determinedness, devotion, diligence, dogged perseverance, doggedness, dourness, earnestness, endurance, energeticalness, energy, engrossment, fate, fatefulness, fervor, fidelity, firmness, flintiness, force majeure, fundamentalism, grimness, hard-bittenness, hard-nosedness, hardness, harshness, heartlessness, immovability, immutability, implacability, impliability, inclemency, indefatigability, indefeasibility, industriousness, industry, inelasticity, ineluctability, inescapableness, inevasibleness, inevitability, inevitable accident, inevitableness, inexorability, inexorableness, inflexibility, insistence, insistency, intransigeance, intransigence, intransigency, intransigentism, irreconcilability, irrevocability, laboriousness, loyalty, mercilessness, necessity, obduracy, obdurateness, obstinacy, orthodoxy, patience, patience of Job, permanence, perseverance, persistence, persistency, pertinaciousness, pertinacity, pitilessness, plodding, plugging, precisianism, predetermination, preoccupation, purism, puritanism, purpose, purposefulness, remorselessness, resoluteness, resolution, resolve, resolvedness, rigidity, rigidness, rigor, rigorism, rigorousness, ruthlessness, sedulity, sedulousness, self-will, seriousness, short shrift, sincerity, single-mindedness, singleness of purpose, slogging, stability, stamina, staying power, steadfastness, steadiness, steeliness, sternness, stick-to-itiveness, stiff temper, stiffness, strenuousness, stubbornness, sureness, tenaciousness, tenacity, tender mercies, tirelessness, total commitment, toughness, unalterability, unavoidable casualty, unavoidableness, unbendingness, unchangeability, uncompassionateness, uncompromisingness, uncontrollability, undeflectability, unfeelingness, unforgivingness, ungivingness, unmercifulness, unpreventability, unrelentingness, unremittingness, unremorsefulness, unsparingness, unswerving attention, unsympatheticness, unyieldingness, vehemence, vis major, will, zealousness
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