HyperDic: mercilessness

English > 2 senses of the word mercilessness:
NOUNfeelingmercilessness, cruelty, pitilessness, ruthlessnessfeelings of extreme / extreme heartlessness
attributemercilessness, unmercifulnessinhumaneness evidenced by an unwillingness to be kind or forgiving
English > mercilessness: 2 senses > noun 1, feeling
MeaningFeelings of extreme / extreme heartlessness.
Synonymscruelty, pitilessness, ruthlessness
Broaderheartlessness, coldheartedness, hardheartednessAn absence of concern for the welfare of others
Spanishcrueldad
Catalancrueltat
Adjectivesmercilesshaving or showing no mercy
English > mercilessness: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaninginhumaneness evidenced by an unwillingness to be kind or forgiving.
Synonymunmercifulness
Narrowerpitilessness, ruthlessnessmercilessness characterized by a lack of pity
relentlessness, inexorability, inexorablenessmercilessness characterized by an unwillingness to relent or let up
Broaderinhumaneness, inhumanityThe quality of lacking compassion or consideration for others
Oppositemercifulness, mercyA disposition to be kind and forgiving
Adjectivesmercilesshaving or showing no mercy

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