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Synonyms for unforgiving
ˌʌn fərˈgɪv ɪŋ

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  1. unforgiving(adj)

    unwilling or unable to forgive or show mercy

    "a surly unforgiving old woman"

    Synonyms:
    relentless, inexorable, stern, unrelenting, grim, unappeasable

    Antonyms:
    tolerant, forgiving, kind, placable, unvindictive

  2. grim, inexorable, relentless, stern, unappeasable, unforgiving, unrelenting(adj)

    not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty

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

    Synonyms:
    down(p), dispirited, downcast, intransigent, brutal, exacting, severe, forbidding, persistent, austere, dismal, dark, sick, disconsolate, black, grisly, low, unrelenting, down in the mouth, stern, blue, unappeasable, gruesome, macabre, downhearted, grim, mordant, stark, dour, adamantine, strict, relentless, sorry, gloomy, drab, ghastly, depressed, dingy, inexorable, dreary, drear, low-spirited, adamant

    Antonyms:
    kind, tolerant, unvindictive, forgiving, placable

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  1. unforgiving

    Synonyms:
    implacable, vindictive, relentless

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