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]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. The property of being relentless.


Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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