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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 re·lent·less /-ləs/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·lent·less, a. Unmoved by appeals for sympathy or forgiveness; insensible to the distresses of others; destitute of tenderness; unrelenting; unyielding; unpitying; as, a prey to relentless despotism.
 For this the avenging power employs his darts, . . .
 Thus will persist, relentless in his ire.   --Dryden.
 -- Re*lent*less*ly, adv. -- Re*lent*less*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty; "grim
             determination"; "grim necessity"; "Russia's final
             hour, it seemed, approached with inexorable
             certainty"; "relentless persecution"; "the stern
             demands of parenthood" [syn: grim, inexorable, stern,
              unappeasable, unforgiving, unrelenting]
      2: never-ceasing; "the relentless beat of the drums" [syn: persistent,