merciless

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adjective mer·ci·less \ˈmər-si-ləs\

Definition of merciless

  1. :  having or showing no mercy :  pitiless the merciless killing of innocent people

mercilessly

adverb

mercilessness

noun

Examples of merciless in a sentence

  1. the merciless killing of innocent people

  2. He has been merciless in his criticism of his opponent.

14th Century

First Known Use of merciless

14th century


MERCILESS Defined for English Language Learners

merciless

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adjective mer·ci·less \ˈmər-si-ləs\

Definition of merciless for English Language Learners

  • : having or showing no mercy : very cruel or harsh


MERCILESS Defined for Kids

merciless

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adjective mer·ci·less \ˈmər-si-ləs\

Definition of merciless for Students

  1. :  having no mercy or pity These people, she thought, would be merciless critics. — Lucy Maud Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables

mercilessly

adverb


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