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English definition of “unrelieved”

unrelieved

adjective [usually before noun]     /ˌʌn.rɪˈliːvd/ formal
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.Continuous and permanent unrelievedly     /-ˈliː.vɪd.li/ adverb Continuous and permanent
(Definition of unrelieved adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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