Unremitted

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Unremitted not remitted or forgiven: without remission
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Usage

In literature:

He waited upon her with unremitting attention; he even disputed for the honor of making her bed.
"Mary Wollstonecraft" by Elizabeth Robins Pennell
If you are prepared to work with self-hypnosis in an unremitting manner, you will achieve the self-help that you seek.
"A Practical Guide to Self-Hypnosis" by Melvin Powers
She was quiet, sensible, clever, and unremitting in her attention.
"Orley Farm" by Anthony Trollope
In the mean time, Nigel, under Constance's unremitting care, and that of the good surgeon who remained, was progressing favourably.
"Villegagnon" by W.H.G. Kingston
Night closed on the hitherto unremitting labours of the gallant crew.
"Tales of the Sea" by W.H.G. Kingston
Its beauty is the price of unremitting toil.
"Flamsted quarries" by Mary E. Waller
Bors was worn out from his unremitting efforts to turn the ship into a smooth-running unit.
"Talents, Incorporated" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
Finally, the unfortunate old man staggered out of the shop, preserved by Leander's unremitting watchfulness from the wrath of the goddess.
"The Tinted Venus" by F. Anstey
The physical condition of the poor sufferer did not yet begin to improve, and Flora was unremitting in her efforts to help her.
"Down The River" by Oliver Optic
The chief's unremitting exertions to counteract the disease.
"The American Family Robinson" by D. W. Belisle
Maurice, in spite of his unremitting attention to his father, found time to pay daily visits to Madeleine.
"Fairy Fingers" by Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie
My inquiries have been unremitted in this particular.
"William Pitt and the Great War" by John Holland Rose
Wet and weary were the searchers, and their toil unremitting, but the body was not found.
"Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 2 (of 2)" by John Roby
By this time the unremitting hard work began to tell upon the horses.
"Deerfoot in The Mountains" by Edward S. Ellis
They were used to such treks, and the unremitting care of the boys kept them in good shape.
"The Rogue Elephant" by Elliott Whitney
The chaplain of the gaol had been unremitting in his attentions, and seemingly with happy effect.
"Mystic London:" by Charles Maurice Davies
It was true that his quiet and unremitted efforts had smoothed Grace's path to some extent.
"That Lass O' Lowrie's" by Frances Hodgson Burnett
The tides are a regulating power of unremitting efficiency to ensure that this condition shall be observed.
"The Story of the Heavens" by Robert Stawell Ball
His miscellaneous labors at the minister's filled nearly a week of unremitting labor.
"Mountain Blood" by Joseph Hergesheimer
By the evening, after a day of feverish and unremitting toil, he had fashioned a satisfactory sled.
"Colorado Jim" by George Goodchild
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In poetry:

Is it the clime you flee?
Yet midst his unremitting snows
The poor Laponian's bosom glows,
And shares bright rays from thee.
"Ode to Health, 1730" by William Shenstone
Yet 'twas nor long nor unremitting,
Since shared in by the whole;
But left to each one, as is fitting,
Full leisure for the Soul.
"Two Visions" by Alfred Austin
Devote with reverence thy ready ear,
His word, his will, and his commandments to take —
And with attention unremitted hear
The promises, the sacred pages make.
"Advice To Serve God" by Rees Prichard
Descend, ye Storms! destroy my rising pile;
Loosed be the Whirlwind's unremitting sway;
Contented I, although the gazer smile
To see it scarce survive a winter's day.
"Elegy X. To Fortune, Suggesting His Motive for Repining at Her Dispensations" by William Shenstone
The moment clanged: beauty and terror danced
Tot he wild vibration of a sister-bell,
Whose unremitting stroke discountenanced
The marvel that the mirrors blazed to tell.
"The Dark And The Fair" by Stanley Kunitz
Eternal autumn gilds the trees whereon
an ardent twilight lengthens endlessly.
In a warm strong wind the leaves whirl on and on
while unremitting rays fall from a sky
monotonous and wan.
"Elysian Landscape" by Clark Ashton Smith

In news:

IT was only in the courtroom, at the American military base, that their physical insignificance, their sheer unremitting ordinariness, became so plain.
On December 1 – World AIDS Day – the unremitting babble on Twitter and Facebook will be a little bit quieter.
The logic of capitalism, boom and bust, is unremitting and unforgiving.
To those nauseated by an unremitting diet of politics, today's column is designed as an antacid.
Most of us are eagerly watching the unremitting changes and evolutions taking place in the physical security industry.
As a secondary penal colony, Port Arthur was designed to be a place of unremitting subjugation and hardship.
We're surrounded by legions of products , most of them unremittingly lousy.
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