Examples of merciless in a Sentence
the merciless killing of innocent people
He has been merciless in his criticism of his opponent.
Recent Examples of merciless from the Web
In spite of poking merciless fun at theater, the troupe’s and the playwright’s real affection for their art shines through.
Yet the men’s side of professional soccer has given rise to a merciless process of talent identification and development that operates on a global scale.
The Hungarian defence had subjected John Charles to some merciless tackling in their first of their two contests, but their treatment of him in the play off game was simply appalling.
Wyatt was an antagonist within a Westworld storyline whose personality was merged with Dolores' to give her a brutal, merciless side.
Stu Sandler, a consultant working for a pro-Schuette Super PAC, has been particularly merciless.
My drunk-girl self and my merciless-snob self can play cards together without hating each other.
Every day, my melanin launches merciless war against a world that seeks to beat it down.
No caution, no discrimination, no trials, brutal and merciless: Just kill people, fighters and civilians, and don’t worry about the difference.
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callous, case-hardened, cold-blooded, compassionless, desensitized, hard, hard-boiled, hard-hearted, heartless, indurate, inhuman, inhumane, insensate, insensitive, ironhearted, obdurate, pitiless, remorseless, ruthless, soulless, stony (also stoney), take-no-prisoners, thick-skinned, uncharitable, unfeeling, unmerciful, unsparing, unsympathetic;
MERCILESS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of merciless for English Language Learners
: having or showing no mercy : very cruel or harsh
MERCILESS Defined for Kids
Definition of merciless for Students
- These people, she thought, would be merciless critics.
- —Lucy Maud Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables
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