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merciless

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adjective mer·ci·less \ˈmər-si-ləs\

Simple Definition of merciless

  • : having or showing no mercy : very cruel or harsh

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of merciless

  1. :  having or showing no mercy :  pitiless

mercilessly adverb
mercilessness noun

Examples of merciless in a sentence

  1. the merciless killing of innocent people

  2. He has been merciless in his criticism of his opponent.



14th Century

First Known Use of merciless

14th century


MERCILESS Defined for Kids

merciless

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adjective mer·ci·less \ˈmər-si-ləs\

Definition of merciless for Students

  1. :  having no mercy or pity <These people, she thought, would be merciless critics. — Lucy Maud Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables>

mercilessly adverb




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