ruthlessness


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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:
Noun1.ruthlessness - mercilessness characterized by a lack of pity
unmercifulness, mercilessness - inhumaneness evidenced by an unwillingness to be kind or forgiving
2.ruthlessness - feelings of extreme heartlessnessruthlessness - feelings of extreme heartlessness  
coldheartedness, hardheartedness, heartlessness - an absence of concern for the welfare of others
Translations
عَدَم الرَّحْمَه
bezohlednost
hensynsløshed
miskunnarleysi
krutost
acımasızlık

ruthlessness

[ˈruːθlɪsnɪs] Ncrueldad f

ruthlessness

[ˈruːθləsnɪs] ndureté f, cruauté f

ruthlessness

n (of person, deed)Rücksichtslosigkeit f; (of cuts, treatment)Schonungslosigkeit f; (of irony, sarcasm)Unbarmherzigkeit f, → Schonungslosigkeit f

ruthlessness

[ˈruːθlɪsnɪs] nspietatezza

ruthless

(ˈruːθlis) adjective
without pity. a ruthless attack; a ruthless tyrant.
ˈruthlessly adverb
ˈruthlessness noun
References in classic literature ?
That was true everywhere in the world, but it was especially true in Packingtown; there seemed to be something about the work of slaughtering that tended to ruthlessness and ferocity--it was literally the fact that in the methods of the packers a hundred human lives did not balance a penny of profit.
Everywhere they encountered only further evidence of the ruthlessness of the cruel enemy that had come during the Great Bwana's absence and laid waste his property.
Therefore it must have been his bodily appearance, exhibiting a virility of nature as exaggerated as his beard, and resembling a sort of constant ruthlessness.
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Beloved by many for his humor and warmth and for his strong leadership in forging the nation, he also was disdained by many for his military ruthlessness and the effects of his policies on Palestinian Christians and Muslims.
Wellington, Jan 24 ( ANI ): New Zealand pacer Tim Southee believes the Black Caps have finally found the ruthlessness to perform consisently after back-to-back wins over India.