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ruthless

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adjective ruth·less \ˈrüth-ləs also ˈru̇th-\

Simple Definition of ruthless

  • : having no pity : cruel or merciless

Full Definition of ruthless

  1. :  having no pity :  merciless, cruel <a ruthless tyrant>

ruth·less·ly adverb
ruth·less·ness noun

Examples of ruthless

  1. The journalist was ruthless in his criticism.

  2. <an office supervisor with a ruthless disregard for others' feelings>



14th Century

First Known Use of ruthless

14th century

Rhymes with ruthless



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