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  • adj. Not relievable.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Admitting of no relief or succor.


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un- +‎ relievable


  • She knew the girl felt what she had felt when her boys died: unrelievable grief.

    Lonesome Dove

  • 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.

    Mizora: A Prophecy A MSS. Found Among the Private Papers of the Princess Vera Zarovitch

  • 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.

    Love and Life Behind the Purdah

  • 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.

    Patty's Friends

  • My temples ached with a dull, unrelievable pain, and a deadly nausea seemed to pervade the very atmosphere.

    Sea-Gift. A Novel.

  • Agony, that is the word-agony unexpressed and inexpressible-agony unrelieved and unrelievable by any earthly power.

    Discourse on the Death of Abraham Lincoln


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