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
As thermometer mercury rises, so does adulthood’s merciless money crunch.
But it’s rare that a full-length narrative play is quite as merciless to every one of its characters as this is.
Announcing his nomination for Secretary of Defense, Trump revelled in using the general’s nickname—Mad Dog—and compared him to General George S. Patton, who was famous for his tactical brilliance, his profane language, and his merciless style.
Not to mention pirates had the advantage of being on a moving ship, most kills came from cannon fire at the other ship and merciless killing after surrender.
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First Known Use of merciless
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
: having no mercy or pity These people, she thought, would be merciless critics. — Lucy Maud Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables
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