1728, un- + remitting, from remit, from Latin, in now rare sense of “diminish, abate”. Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˌʌnɹɪˈmɪtɪŋ/
  • (America) IPA: /ˌʌnɹɪˈmɪɾɪŋ/


  1. incessant; never slackening
    • 1961: J. A. Philip. Mimesis in the Sophistês of Plato. In: Proceedings and Transactions of the American Philological Association 92. p. 467.
      We can achieve this god‐likeness only by unremitting and strenuous effort of the intellect.

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