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Wordnet 3.0


1. having or showing no mercy;
- Example: "the merciless enemy"
- Example: "a merciless critic"
- Example: "gave him a merciless beating"
[syn: merciless, unmerciful]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Merciless \Mer"ci*less\, a. Destitute of mercy; cruel; unsparing; -- said of animate beings, and also, figuratively, of things; as, a merciless tyrant; merciless waves. [1913 Webster] The foe is merciless, and will not pity. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Syn: Cruel; unmerciful; remorseless; ruthless; pitiless; barbarous; savage. [1913 Webster] -- Mer"ci*less*ly, adv. -- Mer"ci*less*ness, n. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

merciless adj 1: having or showing no mercy; "the merciless enemy"; "a merciless critic"; "gave him a merciless beating" [syn: merciless, unmerciful] [ant: merciful]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

79 Moby Thesaurus words for "merciless": atrocious, barbarian, barbaric, barbarous, bestial, bloody, bowelless, brutal, brutish, callous, cold, crude, cruel, cutthroat, dog-eat-dog, feral, ferine, ferocious, fierce, hard, harsh, heartless, illiberal, implacable, inclement, inconsiderate, indifferent, inexorable, inflexible, inhuman, inhumane, insensitive, kill-crazy, malevolent, malign, malignant, mortal, murderous, noncivilized, pitiless, relentless, remorseless, rough, rude, ruthless, sanguinary, savage, severe, tameless, thoughtless, tough, tyrannical, unappeasable, unbending, uncalled-for, uncharitable, uncivilized, uncompassionate, uncompassioned, unfeeling, unflinching, unforgiving, ungentle, ungracious, unmerciful, unmoved, unpitiful, unpitying, unrelenting, unremorseful, unsparing, unsympathetic, unsympathizing, untamed, unyielding, vicious, wanton, wild, without mercy