mercilessness


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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:
Noun1.mercilessness - feelings of extreme heartlessnessmercilessness - feelings of extreme heartlessness  
coldheartedness, hardheartedness, heartlessness - an absence of concern for the welfare of others
2.mercilessness - inhumaneness evidenced by an unwillingness to be kind or forgiving
inhumaneness, inhumanity - the quality of lacking compassion or consideration for others
ruthlessness, pitilessness - mercilessness characterized by a lack of pity
inexorability, inexorableness, relentlessness - mercilessness characterized by an unwillingness to relent or let up; "the relentlessness or their pursuit"
mercifulness, mercy - a disposition to be kind and forgiving; "in those days a wife had to depend on the mercifulness of her husband"
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The mercilessness of nature about them, of heat and cold, rain and snow; the mercilessness of the city, of the country in which they lived, of its laws and customs that they did not understand
He spoke of American support for what he called the oppression of the Palestinian people over the past 70 years and for the massacre and oppression of the Yemeni people in recent years as examples of US tyranny, adding, "Despite all these instances of mercilessness and hardheartedness, the US regime claims, in its international propaganda, that it advocates for human rights, rights of the oppressed and animal rights.
He stressed that support for oppression of Palestinian people in the past 70 years and support for the massacre and oppression of the Yemeni people are clear instances of the US tyranny, adding, "Despite all these instances of mercilessness and hardheartedness, the US regime claims, in its international propaganda, that it advocates for Human Rights, rights of the oppressed and animals rights.
There is a whole chain of negative behaviours related to avarice that people resort to in hoarding money: theft, robbery, simony, trickery, manipulation, vanity, malice, envy, mercilessness etc.
It was given to us journalists to wear at a rally in 2012, the fifth death anniversary of the 58 persons, 30 media workers among them, who were murdered in one massive strike, a massacre of innocents that blows the imagination for its premeditation, mercilessness, heinousness, and the shocking attempt to hide the crime Nazi-style.
Rothschild, the magazine reported, "kept at Behe with cheerful mercilessness.
India forces are crossing all limits of mercilessness and it seems they are deprived of human hearts," it further said.
do with mercilessness, the way danger wets the wind, my father tore into
67) And refusal to do this indicates a mercilessness that is a mark of human sinfulness and ultimately a rejection of the God who has mercy for the oppressed.
It is a hypothetical bank which may offer the cure for the ubiquitous mercilessness haunting everywhere at a time when every part of the country and region is fraught with death, bloodshed, tears, sorrow and mourning.
The injuries suffered by the people of Nataruk-men and women, pregnant or not, young and old-shock for their mercilessness," said Marta Mirazon Lahr of the University of Cambridge, who co-authored the study.