unpitying


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unpitying

(ʌnˈpɪtɪɪŋ)
adj
not taking pity or showing mercy; uncaring; unsympathetic
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unpitying - without mercy or pityunpitying - 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"

unpitying

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When close to the whale, in the very death-lock of the fight, he handled his unpitying lance coolly and off-handedly, as a whistling tinker his hammer.
I said to myself, "She has parted with all her little hoard to buy the consideration of these unpitying people--it is a sorrowful spectacle.
Occasionally we would strike our heads against some projecting limb of a tree; and while imprudently engaged in rubbing the injured part, would fall sprawling amongst filthy fragments, cutting and bruising ourselves, whilst the unpitying waters flowed over our prostrate bodies.
And her Heracles, the son of Zeus, of the house of Amphitryon, together with warlike Iolaus, destroyed with the unpitying sword through the plans of Athene the spoil-driver.
No, I won't go so far as to say that,' urged the cherub, a little remonstrant against the very decisive and unpitying tone; 'but he mightn't have suited Bella, or Bella mightn't have suited him, or fifty things, whereas now I hope she can choose for herself.
I was alone, and calm and quiet below me in the sun and shade lay the old house, with its terraces and turrets, on which there had seemed to me to be such complete repose when I first saw it, but which now looked like the obdurate and unpitying watcher of my mother's misery.
And still as Ahab glided over the waves the unpitying sharks accompanied him; and so pertinaciously stuck to the boat; and so continually bit at the plying oars, that the blades became jagged and crunched, and left small splinters in the sea, at almost every dip.
side of my bed, distancing myself from her unpitying, unstoppable
However, unlike Kant, the Greeks did not resort to a moral transcendent realm of ideas but rather attempted to overcome these Titanic forces of nature by means of "the artistic middle world of the Olympians" (72) as well as through the art of tragedy, which, for Nietzsche, is the purest representation of humanity's experience of these terrifying, unpitying and amoral Titanic forces.
In this moment, I beheld God as a survivor, unpitying and forthright.
When scarcely out of his teens he turned no less a martinet than Diaghilev from indulgent friend to unpitying foe.