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- adj. Not relievable.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Admitting of no relief or succor.
She knew the girl felt what she had felt when her boys died: unrelievable grief.
But he who is not able to discern them in the bringing about of so mighty a work by means so disproportionate thereunto, is under the power of the unrelievable prejudices intimated by our apostle in this case, 2 Cor. iv.
It evidences its divine power in administering strong consolations in the deepest and most unrelievable distresses.
How many hearts have ached with cankering pain to see those who are vitally dear, wasting away slowly, but surely, with unrelievable suffering; and to know that life but prolongs their misery, and death relieves it only with inconsolable grief for the living.
So spoke Ave, at sight of the neglected altar; there followed once more a silence, and once more 'twas broken by a shriek – but a shriek piercing and awful in its hopeless unrelievable horror.
They were never sad or low-spirited, but sometimes Mrs. Hartley would sigh, or Grandma Cromarty would look anxious, as if at some unrelievable sorrow.
My temples ached with a dull, unrelievable pain, and a deadly nausea seemed to pervade the very atmosphere.
Agony, that is the word-agony unexpressed and inexpressible-agony unrelieved and unrelievable by any earthly power.
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