mercilessly


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mer·ci·less

 (mûr′sĭ-lĭs)
adj.
Having no mercy; cruel.

mer′ci·less·ly adv.
mer′ci·less·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.mercilessly - without pitymercilessly - without pity; in a merciless manner; "he was mercilessly trounced by his opponent in the House"
Translations
بِدون رَحْمَه
nemilosrdně
irgalmatlanul
miskunnarlaust
neusmiljeno
acımasızca

mercilessly

[ˈmɜːsɪlɪslɪ] ADV [beat, punish, treat] → despiadadamente, sin piedad
Joe teased his sister mercilesslyJoe se burló de su hermana despiadadamente or sin piedad

mercilessly

[ˈmɜːrsɪləsli] adv [tease, exploit] → impitoyablement

mercilessly

adverbarmungslos; glaregnadenlos

mercilessly

[ˈmɜːsɪlɪslɪ] advspietatamente

mercy

(ˈməːsi) plural ˈmercies noun
1. kindness towards a person, especially an enemy, who is in one's power. He showed his enemies no mercy.
2. a piece of good luck or something for which one should be grateful. It was a mercy that it didn't rain.
ˈmerciful adjective
willing to forgive or to punish only lightly. a merciful judge.
ˈmercifully adverb
ˈmerciless adjective
without mercy; cruel. merciless criticism.
ˈmercilessly adverb
at the mercy of
wholly in the power of, liable to be harmed by. A sailor is at the mercy of the sea.
have mercy on
to give kindness to (an enemy etc who is in one's power). Have mercy on me!
References in classic literature ?
He had married a poor ignorant woman, who had served as a waitress at some low eating-house, who had unexpectedly come into a little money, and whose small inheritance he had mercilessly squandered to the last farthing.
exclaimed the man, striking his left cheek mercilessly, with the flat of his hand.
The ultimate issue of this affair does not appear; but as the house of Cassilis are still in possession of the greater part of the feus and leases which belonged to Crossraguel Abbey, it is probable the talons of the King of Carrick were strong enough, in those disorderly times, to retain the prey which they had so mercilessly fixed upon.
If we resist them, and succeed in restoring order, as we call it, we will punish them mercilessly for their insubordination, as we did in Paris in 1871, where, by-the-bye, we taught them the folly of giving their enemies quarter.
Everything else was unchanged, the sun still shining mercilessly on the steaming marsh and the tall pinnacle of the mountain, and I could scarce persuade myself that murder had been actually done and a human life cruelly cut short a moment since before my eyes.
Keen and dispassionate, with a genius for mercilessly cutting to the marrow of a proposition, Hall has at the same time been a zealot for the improvement and extension of telephone service.
Third Act, I assure you," said the young soldier mercilessly.
My fair waters are now filled with corpses, nor can I find any channel by which I may pour myself into the sea for I am choked with dead, and yet you go on mercilessly slaying.
They were soon, however, overpowered by numbers, and mercilessly butchered.
They could see little more than the choir boys in the chancel, but to the roots of the hair of their necks they felt the congregation behind mercilessly devouring them by look.
Disko worked all hands mercilessly for the next three or four days; and when they could not go out, turned them into the hold to stack the ship's stores into smaller compass, to make more room for the fish.
Tarr and Professor Fether"; such bits of extravaganza as "The Devil in the Belfry" and "The Angel of the Odd"; such tales of adventure as "The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym"; such papers of keen criticism and review as won for Poe the enthusiastic admiration of Charles Dickens, although they made him many enemies among the over-puffed minor American writers so mercilessly exposed by him; such poems of beauty and melody as "The Bells," "The Haunted Palace," "Tamerlane," "The City in the Sea" and "The Raven.