Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Without relief or mitigation.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb Utterly; absolutely; without relief

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

unrelieved +‎ -ly

Examples

  • There is something unrelievedly juvenile about the current Republican mentality.

    Republicans celebrate April Fools by praising Obama

  • Second, the view from abroad lacks the tendentiousness of American commentators, who have long ago dug into their partisan bunkers (The New York Times is bad, but The Wall Street Journal is so unrelievedly dogmatic that it makes you cry for the old days of kindly Robert Bartley).

    Robert Teitelman: Politics and economic truths

  • Second, the view from abroad lacks the tendentiousness of American commentators, who have long ago dug into their partisan bunkers (The New York Times is bad, but The Wall Street Journal is so unrelievedly dogmatic that it makes you cry for the old days of kindly Robert Bartley).

    Robert Teitelman: Politics and economic truths

  • Yet what makes this a fine play is that Lamont Stewart neither sentimentalises Maggie nor treats working-class life as unrelievedly grim.

    Men Should Weep - review

  • I found particularly interesting one of his smaller points, about how the Nazi Party probably was not understood ideologically by most of its supporters. it seems safe to conclude that the mass base of the Nazi movement represented one of the more unrelievedly ill-informed clienteles that a major party has assembled in a modern state.

    Notes on Critical Review's Converse issue, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Second, the view from abroad lacks the tendentiousness of American commentators, who have long ago dug into their partisan bunkers (The New York Times is bad, but The Wall Street Journal is so unrelievedly dogmatic that it makes you cry for the old days of kindly Robert Bartley).

    Robert Teitelman: Politics and economic truths

  • Second, the view from abroad lacks the tendentiousness of American commentators, who have long ago dug into their partisan bunkers (The New York Times is bad, but The Wall Street Journal is so unrelievedly dogmatic that it makes you cry for the old days of kindly Robert Bartley).

    Robert Teitelman: Politics and economic truths

  • Second, the view from abroad lacks the tendentiousness of American commentators, who have long ago dug into their partisan bunkers (The New York Times is bad, but The Wall Street Journal is so unrelievedly dogmatic that it makes you cry for the old days of kindly Robert Bartley).

    Robert Teitelman: Politics and economic truths

  • You only find characters as unrelievedly bad as Hilly in melodramas and soap operas.

    Reader reviews of The Help by Kathryn Stockett.

  • Dank, damp and almost unrelievedly joyless, the Starz miniseries tells a fictional tale of 12th-century politics and the skullduggery that was supposedly part of it, as knaves and heretics vie for the throne of a mucky, pig-ridden and sparsely populated England.

    TV preview: 'The Pillars of the Earth'

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.