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unmerciful

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adjective un·mer·ci·ful \ˌən-ˈmər-si-fəl\

Simple Definition of unmerciful

  • : not having or showing any mercy : very harsh or cruel

Full Definition of unmerciful

  1. 1 :  not merciful :  merciless

  2. 2 :  excessive, extreme <chatted for an unmerciful length of time>

un·mer·ci·ful·ly play \-f(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of unmerciful

  1. <she went into an unmerciful level of detail about her latest health problems>

  2. <the critics were unmerciful in their assessments of the young actress's performance>



14th Century

First Known Use of unmerciful

14th century



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