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pit·i·less

pitiless

 
pronunciation:
pI ti lihs
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition: having or demonstrating no pity or mercy; ruthless.
The pitiless bullies continued to beat the old man.Her family was pitiless toward her after she'd married an outsider and fallen into poverty.
synonyms:
cold-hearted, hardhearted, heartless, merciless, ruthless, unmerciful, unsparing
antonyms:
charitable, merciful, soft-hearted, tender-hearted
similar words:
cold-blooded, cruel, harsh, implacable, inexorable, inflexible, inhuman, obdurate, relentless, remorseless, severe, stony, truculent, unkind, unrelenting
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derivations: pitilessly (adv.), pitilessness (n.)
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