ruthlessly


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Related to ruthlessly: impeding, undeniably, unobtrusively, rebuffed

ruth·less

 (ro͞oth′lĭs)
adj.
Having no compassion or pity; merciless: ruthless cruelty; ruthless opportunism.

ruth′less·ly adv.
ruth′less·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.ruthlessly - in a ruthless manner; "the government has been urged to take immediate action to deal ruthlessly with the strikers"
Translations
بلا شَفَقَه، بلا رَحْمَه
bezohledně
hensynsløst
miskunnarlaust
bezohľadne
neusmiljeno
acımasız bir şekilde

ruthlessly

[ˈruːθlɪslɪ] ADV [exploit, suppress, kill] → despiadadamente; [hunt down] → implacablemente, inexorablemente

ruthlessly

[ˈruːθləsli] adv [exploit, suppress, deal with] → impitoyablement
ruthlessly efficient → d'une efficacité impitoyable

ruthlessly

adv suppress, crushrücksichtlos, unbarmherzig; criticizeschonungslos, unbarmherzig; a ruthlessly ambitious businessmanein skrupellos ehrgeiziger Geschäftsmann

ruthlessly

[ˈruːθlɪslɪ] advspietatamente

ruthless

(ˈruːθlis) adjective
without pity. a ruthless attack; a ruthless tyrant.
ˈruthlessly adverb
ˈruthlessness noun
References in classic literature ?
So, with Spartan firmness, the young authoress laid her first-born on her table, and chopped it up as ruthlessly as any ogre.
John Rivers-- pure-lived, conscientious, zealous as he was--had not yet found that peace of God which passeth all understanding: he had no more found it, I thought, than had I with my concealed and racking regrets for my broken idol and lost elysium--regrets to which I have latterly avoided referring, but which possessed me and tyrannised over me ruthlessly.
The consequences were uproarious beyond belief; but no one seemed to care; on the contrary, the mother and daughter laughed heartily, and enjoyed it very much; and the latter, soon beginning to mingle in the sports, got pillaged by the young brigands most ruthlessly.
The anxious mother had to console herself with the fact that her daughter drove away the ineligible as ruthlessly as the eligible, formed no unworldly attachments, was still very young, and would grow less coy as she advanced in years and in what Mrs.
I could not fathom the seeming hallucination, nor could I free myself from it; but somewhere in the innermost recesses of my soul I felt a strange yearning toward these unknown foemen, and a mighty hope surged through me that the fleet would return and demand a reckoning from the green warriors who had so ruthlessly and wantonly attacked it.
Following her he again seized her, beating her ruthlessly.
You know I never approved of it," pursued Utterson, ruthlessly disregarding the fresh topic.
A blind Fate, a vast pitiless Mechanism, seemed to cut and shape the fabric of existence and I, Moreau (by his passion for research), Montgomery (by his passion for drink), the Beast People with their instincts and mental restrictions, were torn and crushed, ruthlessly, inevitably, amid the infinite complexity of its incessant wheels.
Now," continued Villefort, "those to whom the guilt really belongs, by whom the crime was committed, on whose heads the justice of man may probably descend here, and the certain judgment of God hereafter, would rejoice in the opportunity thus afforded of bestowing such a peace-offering as Valentine on the son of him whose life they so ruthlessly destroyed.
He told her all about the Cyclops and how he had punished him for having so ruthlessly eaten his brave comrades; how he then went on to Aeolus, who received him hospitably and furthered him on his way, but even so he was not to reach home, for to his great grief a hurricane carried him out to sea again; how he went on to the Laestrygonian city Telepylos, where the people destroyed all his ships with their crews, save himself and his own ship only.
The Chancellor Sequier, who twenty years previously had persecuted her so ruthlessly, stood before her, relating how his carriage had been smashed, how he had been pursued and had rushed into the Hotel d'O , that the hotel was immediately invaded, pillaged and devastated; happily he had time to reach a closet hidden behind tapestry, in which he was secreted by an old woman, together with his brother, the Bishop of Meaux.
Our friend Ernest raised himself on his tiptoes, in hopes to get a glimpse of the celebrated guest; but there was a mighty crowd about the tables anxious to hear the toasts and speeches, and to catch any word that might fall from the general in reply; and a volunteer company, doing duty as a guard, pricked ruthlessly with their bayonets at any particularly quiet person among the throng.