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Wordnet 3.0


1. without mercy or pity;
- Example: "an act of ruthless ferocity"
- Example: "a monster of remorseless cruelty"
[syn: pitiless, remorseless, ruthless, unpitying]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Ruthless \Ruth"less\, a. Having no ruth; cruel; pitiless. [1913 Webster] Their rage the hostile bands restrain, All but the ruthless monarch of the main. --Pope. [1913 Webster] -- Ruth"less*ly, adv. -- Ruth"less*ness, n. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

ruthless adj 1: without mercy or pity; "an act of ruthless ferocity"; "a monster of remorseless cruelty" [syn: pitiless, remorseless, ruthless, unpitying]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

90 Moby Thesaurus words for "ruthless": Draconian, Tartarean, animal, anthropophagous, atrocious, barbaric, barbarous, beastly, bestial, bloodthirsty, bloody, bloody-minded, bowelless, brutal, brutalized, brute, brutish, callous, cannibalistic, cruel, cruel-hearted, demoniac, demoniacal, devilish, diabolic, dog-eat-dog, fell, feral, ferine, ferocious, fiendish, fiendlike, fierce, flinty, hard, harsh, heartless, hellish, implacable, inclement, inexorable, infernal, inhuman, inhumane, kill-crazy, malign, malignant, mean, merciless, mortal, murderous, noncivilized, pitiless, relentless, remorseless, sadistic, sanguinary, sanguineous, satanic, savage, severe, sharkish, slavering, subhuman, tameless, tough, truculent, unappeasable, unchristian, uncivilized, uncompassionate, uncompassioned, unfeeling, unflinching, unforgiving, ungentle, unhuman, unmerciful, unpitiful, unpitying, unrelenting, unremorseful, unsympathetic, unsympathizing, untamed, unyielding, vicious, wild, without mercy, wolfish