Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
- Present participle of relent.
relenting (plural relentings)
- The act of one who relents.
- Oh, tell me, if there be any relentings of pity in your bosom, how could you endure it, to behold the agonies of the dying man, as, goaded by pain, he grasps the cold ground in convulsive energy […]