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unforgiving Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. adjective unwilling or unable to forgive or show mercy
    • a surly unforgiving old woman
  2. adjective satellite not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty
    unrelenting; inexorable; unappeasable; relentless; stern; grim.
    • grim determination
    • grim necessity
    • Russia's final hour, it seemed, approached with inexorable certainty
    • relentless persecution
    • the stern demands of parenthood
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