pitilessly


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pit·i·less

 (pĭt′ĭ-lĭs)
adj.
Having no pity; merciless.

pit′i·less·ly adv.
pit′i·less·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.pitilessly - without pitypitilessly - without pity; in a merciless manner; "he was mercilessly trounced by his opponent in the House"
Translations
بِدون شَفَقَه أو رَحْمَه
nemilosrdně
miskunnarlaust
acımasızcainsafsızca

pitilessly

[ˈpɪtɪlɪslɪ] ADVdespiadadamente; [shine] [sun, light] → implacablemente

pitilessly

[ˈpɪtiləsli] advimpitoyablementpit pony ncheval m de minepit stop n
(in motor racing)arrêt m au stand
to make a pit stop → faire un arrêt au stand
(during a journey) (= break for refreshments) → arrêt m ravitaillement, pause f ravitaillement

pitilessly

advmitleidlos; cruelgnadenlos, erbarmungslos

pitilessly

[ˈpɪtɪlɪslɪ] advspietatamente, senza pietà

pity

(ˈpiti) noun
1. a feeling of sorrow for the troubles and sufferings of others. He felt a great pity for her.
2. a cause of sorrow or regret. What a pity (that) she can't come.
verb
to feel pity for (someone). She pitied him; She is to be pitied.
piteous (ˈpitiəs) adjective
pitiful. a piteous cry/sight.
ˈpiteously adverb
ˈpiteousness noun
ˈpitiable adjective
pitiful. He was in a pitiable condition; He made a pitiable attempt.
ˈpitiably adverb
ˈpitiful adjective
1. very sad; causing pity. a pitiful sight.
2. very poor, bad etc; causing contempt. a pitiful attempt; a pitiful amount of money.
ˈpitifully adverb
ˈpitifulness noun
ˈpitiless adjective
without pity. pitiless cruelty.
ˈpitilessly adverb
ˈpitilessness noun
ˈpityingly adverb
in a way which shows that one feels pity for someone. He looked at her pityingly.
have pity on
to feel pity for (someone because of something). Have pity on the old man.
take pity on
to act kindly, or relent, towards (someone), from a feeling of pity. He took pity on the hungry children and gave them food.
References in classic literature ?
Though they were young they walked with bowed heads, which gait of grief the sun's rays smiled on pitilessly.
They asserted a society that probes pitilessly at secrets until all is apparent.
Oftentimes, this Protestant and Puritan divine had plied it on his own shoulders, laughing bitterly at himself the while, and smiting so much the more pitilessly because of that bitter laugh.
How coldly and pitilessly -- with what an even, calm intonation, presaging, and enforcing tranquility in the men -- with what accurately measured interval fell those cruel words:
so harshly and pitilessly resolute in asserting her disapproval of our marriage?
Fentolin pointed to the great north window near which they were standing, through which the clear sunlight streamed a little pitilessly upon her worn face and mass of dyed hair.
The children fastened their eyes upon their bit of candle and watched it melt slowly and pitilessly away; saw the half inch of wick stand alone at last; saw the feeble flame rise and fall, climb the thin column of smoke, linger at its top a moment, and then -- the horror of utter darkness reigned!
This family were situated in the Notch of the White Hills, where the wind was sharp throughout the year, and pitilessly cold in the winter,--giving their cottage all its fresh inclemency before it descended on the valley of the Saco.
(This family were situated in the Notch of the White Hills, where the wind was sharp throughout the year, and pitilessly cold in the winter- giving their cottage all its fresh inclemency before it descended on the valley of the Saco) They dwelt in a cold spot and a dangerous one; for a mountain towered above their heads, so steep, that the stones would often rumble down its sides and startle them at midnight.
No painter has shown more pitilessly that the world is but a place of passage.
Once more the horrible slate appeared when she had done, between the writing paper and her eyes, with the hard lines of warning pitilessly traced on it.
The trees were waving wildly in all directions now, a perfectly demoniacal wind threshed the jungle pitilessly. In the midst of it the rain came--not as it comes upon us of the northlands, but in a sudden, choking, blinding deluge.