HyperDic: merciless

English > 1 sense of the word merciless:
ADJECTIVEallmerciless, unmercifulhaving or showing no mercy
merciless > pronunciation
Soundsmer'sahlahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > merciless: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningHaving or showing no mercy.
Examples
  • "the merciless enemy"
  • "a merciless critic"
  • "gave him a merciless beating"
Synonymunmerciful
Narrowercutthroat, fierce, bowellessruthless in competition
mortalunrelenting and deadly
pitiless, remorseless, ruthless, unpityingWithout mercy or pity / pity
tigerishresembling a tiger in fierceness and lack of mercy
See alsobloodyHaving or covered with or accompanied by blood
harddispassionate
implacableIncapable of being placated
inclementUsed of persons or behavior
uncompassionatelacking compassion / compassion or feeling for others
unkindlacking kindness
Oppositemercifulshowing or giving mercy
Spanishdespiadado
Catalancruel, despietat
Nounsmercilessnessinhumaneness evidenced by an unwillingness to be kind or forgiving
mercilessnessfeelings of extreme / extreme heartlessness
Adverbsmercilesslywithout pity / pity

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