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English definition of “unrelieved”

unrelieved

adjective [usually before noun] uk   /ˌʌn.rɪˈliːvd/ formal us  
When a bad situation or emotion is unrelieved, it is continuous and never improves, not even for a short period: She held the family together through years of unrelieved poverty.
unrelievedly
adverb uk   /-ˈliː.vɪd.li/ us  
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