What is another word for Relenting?

526 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ ɹɪlˈɛntɪŋ], [ ɹɪlˈɛntɪŋ], [ ɹ_ɪ_l_ˈɛ_n_t_ɪ_ŋ]

Relenting is a word that refers to a change in attitude or behavior where someone is no longer as resistant or stubborn as they once were. Some synonyms for relenting include yielding, giving in, acquiescing, compromising, and conceding. When one relents, they may also soften, ease up, let up, or slacken. Other words that can be used to describe this change in attitude or behavior include relentlessness, relent, relentful, and unrelented. Relenting can indicate a change in mood, mindset, or action, and may come about due to factors such as persuasion, negotiation, or a change in opinion.

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    • Verb, gerund or present participle
      calming.

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What are the opposite words for Relenting?

The antonyms for the word "relenting" include unyielding, inflexible, obstinate, adamant, uncompromising, and resolute. These words describe a person or situation that refuses to give in or change their position. A person who is unyielding may be stubborn and refuse to listen to reason or compromise. An inflexible situation may be rigid and unchangeable, making it difficult to negotiate or find a solution. Being obstinate means being stubbornly resistant to change or influence. Being adamant is similar, as it refers to a person who is unyielding and will not budge from their opinion or position. An uncompromising person or situation is unwilling to make concessions or find a middle ground. Finally, someone who is resolute is determined and unshakeable in their resolve.

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Usage examples for Relenting

Elmore felt himself Relenting a little.
"A Fearful Responsibility and Other Stories"
William D. Howells
His eyes were agonised; but the man bored into them, without Relenting.
"Son of Power"
Will Levington Comfort and Zamin Ki Dost
"You must, I understand, in a few days join your ship, and though we would rather for your sake in the meantime that you did not come, we cannot turn you from our doors," answered Miss Jane, somewhat Relenting.
"Won from the Waves"
W.H.G. Kingston

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