Definitions

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  • adj. Not relaxing.

Etymologies

un- +‎ relaxing (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Exposed brick, red leather and units made from black wood faced in lime green greet me – a smart, if unrelaxing, palette.

    Hotel review | The Hoxton, London

  • Outside Vealös we had the pleasure of waving a last farewell to a man to whom the expedition will always owe a debt of gratitude, Captain Christian Blom, Superintendent of the dockyard, who had supervised the extensive repairs to the Fram with unrelaxing interest and obligingness.

    The South Pole~ On the Way to the South

  • Wherefore we ordered the meanings of foreign words to be noted with particular care, and studied the orthography, prosody, etymology, and syntax in ancient grammarians with unrelaxing carefulness, and took pains to elucidate terms that had grown too obscure by age with suitable explanations, in order to make a smooth path for our students.

    The Love of Books : The Philobiblon of Richard de Bury

  • And MILs + RVs = unrelaxing is certainly scientific fact.

    Perfect Love

  • My emotions and sensations were childlike and chaotic inasmuch that they were very intense and primitive, and that I lay very helpless in their unrelaxing grasp.

    The Arrow of Gold

  • Caroline found that the old maid had been a most devoted daughter and sister, an unwearied watcher by lingering deathbeds; that to prolonged and unrelaxing attendance on the sick, the malady that now poisoned her own life owed its origin; that to one wretched relative she had been a support and succour in the depths of self-earned degradation, and that it was still her hand which kept him from utter destitution.

    Shirley, by Charlotte Bronte

  • The ceaseless watching, the unrelaxing excitement of the last two days, had worn her out.

    No Name

  • Superintendent of the dockyard, who had supervised the extensive repairs to the Fram with unrelaxing interest and obligingness.

    The South Pole; an account of the Norwegian antarctic expedition in the 'Fram', 1910 to 1912

  • Then came the voice of the old mother, faint but unrelaxing:

    The Prussian Officer and Other Stories

  • Miss Herbey, however, is unrelaxing in her attentions, and the unremitted diligence with which she fulfils her offices of duty, commands my highest admiration.

    The Survivors of the Chancellor

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