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
His merciless attacks on the PRI are a double-edged sword.
Somewhere in the black, merciless hole of addiction, a tiny piece of hope survived.
That result will likely be pivotal as to whether KU will win at least a share of the Big 12 regular-season title for the 14th straight year, but this final stretch of games won’t be easy for anyone in this merciless conference.
Much of Sunday's episode was spent collecting the spores necessary to power a drive that lets Discovery travel vast distances in an instant and discussing the morality of adopting your enemy's merciless tactics in the face of certain destruction.
The cold was merciless, reducing banana plants, ferns, birds of paradise, palm trees and many other tropicals to soggy masses, and even burning some cold hardy plants.
Their merciless mocking of the political system with Pat Paulsen’s satirical presidential campaign was matched only by its jabs at organized religion with the notorious sermons of comic David Steinberg.
As are successful women, like the merciless Claire Underwood of Beau Willimon’s House of Cards, who was raped in college.
His depiction of the jealousies between Mr Trump’s advisers is merciless.
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First Known Use of merciless
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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