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Definition 1: unwilling or unable to forgive or show mercy - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where unforgiving or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a surly unforgiving old woman

(unforgiving is similar to ...) disposed to seek revenge or intended for revenge

"more vindictive than jealous love" "punishments...essentially vindictive in their nature"

Definition 2: not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where unforgiving or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • grim determination
  • grim necessity
  • Russia's final hour, it seemed, approached with inexorable certainty
  • relentless persecution
  • the stern demands of parenthood

Synonyms for unforgiving in the sense of this definition

(unforgiving is similar to ...) incapable of being placated

"an implacable enemy"

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