remorseless


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re·morse·less

 (rĭ-môrs′lĭs)
adj.
1. Having no pity or compassion; merciless.
2. Unyielding; relentless.

re·morse′less·ly adv.
re·morse′less·ness n.

remorseless

(rɪˈmɔːslɪs)
adj
1. without compunction, pity, or compassion
2. not abating in intensity; relentless: a remorseless wind.
reˈmorselessly adv
reˈmorselessness n

re•morse•less

(rɪˈmɔrs lɪs)

adj.
without remorse; merciless; pitiless; cruel.
[1585–95]
re•morse′less•ly, adv.
re•morse′less•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.remorseless - without mercy or pityremorseless - without mercy or pity; "an act of ruthless ferocity"; "a monster of remorseless cruelty"
merciless, unmerciful - having or showing no mercy; "the merciless enemy"; "a merciless critic"; "gave him a merciless beating"

remorseless

adjective
1. relentless, unstoppable, unrelenting, inexorable, unremitting the remorseless pressure of financial constraint

remorseless

adjective
Translations
لا يَعْرِف الرَّحْمَه، بلا ضَمير
nelítostný
samvittighedsløsskamløs
miskunnarlaus

remorseless

[rɪˈmɔːslɪs] ADJ
1. (= merciless) → despiadado
2. (= relentless) [advance, progress] → implacable, inexorable

remorseless

[rɪˈmɔːrsləs] adjimpitoyable

remorseless

adjreu(e)los, ohne Reue; (fig: = merciless) → unbarmherzig, erbarmungslos

remorseless

[rɪˈmɔːslɪs] adj (person) → spietato/a; (wind, noise) → implacabile

remorse

(rəˈmoːs) noun
regret about something wrong or bad which one has done.
reˈmorseful adjective
feeling remorse.
reˈmorsefully adverb
reˈmorseless adjective
cruel; without pity. a remorseless tyrant.
reˈmorselessly adverb
References in classic literature ?
In his eyes lurked a look of perfectly remorseless irony, as though he had been provided with an extremely experienced soul; and the slightest distension of his nostrils would give to his bronzed face a look of extraordinary boldness.
Further on, from the bright red windows of the Sword-Fish Inn, there came such fervent rays, that it seemed to have melted the packed snow and ice from before the house, for everywhere else the congealed frost lay ten inches thick in a hard, asphaltic pavement, --rather weary for me, when I struck my foot against the flinty projections, because from hard, remorseless service the soles of my boots were in a most miserable plight.
Whether owing to the almost omniscient look-outs at the mast-heads of the whale-ships, now penetrating even through Behring's straits, and into the remotest secret drawers and lockers of the world; and the thousand harpoons and lances darted along all continental coasts; the moot point is, whether Leviathan can long endure so wide a chase, and so remorseless a havoc; whether he must not at last be exterminated from the waters, and the last whale, like the last man, smoke his last pipe, and then himself evaporate in the final puff.
Nichols, inexorable as fate and remorseless as conscience, would presently rejoin him.
It was a strange life, dark and tortured, in which men and women showed to remorseless eyes the evil that was in their hearts: a fair face concealed a depraved mind; the virtuous used virtue as a mask to hide their secret vice, the seeming-strong fainted within with their weakness; the honest were corrupt, the chaste were lewd.
Oh, yes; certainly a speedy, violent death would be a fine means of deceiving these remorseless enemies, who appeared to pursue him with such incomprehensible vengeance.
The sun had already disappeared, and the woods, suddenly deprived of his light*, were assuming a dusky hue, which keenly reminded him that the hour the savage usually chose for his most barbarous and remorseless acts of vengeance or hostility, was speedily drawing near.
I denounced myself as a remorseless brute and a ruthless beast.
His remorseless cruelty is seen in many of the institutions of our own favoured land.
Now and again some hapless pilgrim, drifting out upon the silent sea from the cold Iss, escapes the plant men and the great white apes that guard the Temple of Issus and falls into the remorseless clutches of the therns; or, as was my misfortune, is coveted by the Holy Thern who chances to be upon watch in the balcony above the river where it issues from the bowels of the mountains through the cliffs of gold to empty into the Lost Sea of Korus.
His fingers opened and closed--skinny, brown talons itching to feel the soft flesh of the victim in their remorseless clutch.
The sailors, goaded by the remorseless pangs of hunger, had eaten their leather belts, their shoes, the sweatbands from their caps, although both Clayton and Monsieur Thuran had done their best to convince them that these would only add to the suffering they were enduring.