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 ?
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.
It was so feeble and inconsistent a culmination to the beautiful scenery they had passed through, so hopeless and imbecile a conclusion to the preparation of that long picturesque journey, with its glimpses of sylvan and pastoral glades and canyons, that, as the coach swept down the last incline, and the remorseless monotony of the dead level spread out before them, furrowed by ditches and indented by pits, under cover of shielding their cheeks from the impalpable dust that rose beneath the plunging wheels, they buried their faces in their handkerchiefs, to hide a few half-hysterical tears.
The Puritan, again, an autocrat in his own household, had worn out three wives, and, merely by the remorseless weight and hardness of his character in the conjugal relation, had sent them, one after another, broken-hearted, to their graves.
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.
And when he glanced upon the green walls of the watery defile in which the ship was then sailing, and bethought him that through that gate lay the route to his vengeance, and beheld, how that through that same gate he was now both chasing and being chased to his deadly end; and not only that, but a herd of remorseless wild pirates and inhuman atheistical devils were infernally cheering him on with their curses; --when all these conceits had passed through his brain, Ahab's brow was left gaunt and ribbed, like the black sand beach after some stormy tide has been gnawing it, without being able to drag the firm thing from its place.
Relentless, remorseless, it was; all his protests, his screams, were nothing to it-- it did its cruel will with him, as if his wishes, his feelings, had simply no existence at all; it cut his throat and watched him gasp out his life.
The remorseless sea of turbulently swaying shapes, voices of vengeance, and faces hardened in the furnaces of suffering until the touch of pity could make no mark on them.
Miserable little propitiators of a remorseless Idol, how abject we were to him
I determined not to return tonight to the gloom-haunted rooms, but to sleep here, where, of old, ladies had sat and sung and lived sweet lives whilst their gentle breasts were sad for their menfolk away in the midst of remorseless wars.
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.
It groaned with a dismal sound; it showered leaves and rosebuds upon the remorseless enthusiast; and finally, with all its green boughs and ribbons and flowers, symbolic of departed pleasures, down fell the banner staff of Merry Mount.
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.