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Synonyms for merciless
ˈmɜr sɪ lɪsmer·ci·less

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  1. mercilessadjective


  2. mercilessadjective

    showing no mercy; cruel and pitiless


English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. merciless

    Whatever is not civilized is barbarian; barbaric indicates rude magnificence, uncultured richness; as, barbaric splendor, a barbaric melody. Barbarous refers to the worst side of barbarian life, and to revolting acts, especially of cruelty, such as a civilized man would not be expected to do; as, a barbarous deed. We may, however, say barbarous nations, barbarous tribes, without implying anything more than want of civilization and culture. Savage is more distinctly bloodthirsty than barbarous. In this sense we speak of a savage beast and of barbarous usage.

    atrocious, barbarian, barbaric, barbarous, brutal, cruel, inhuman, rude, savage, uncivilized, uncouth, untamed

    civilized, courtly, cultured, delicate, elegant, graceful, humane, nice, polite, refined, tender, urbane

Princeton's WordNet

  1. merciless, unmercifuladjective

    having or showing no mercy

    "the merciless enemy"; "a merciless critic"; "gave him a merciless beating"



Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. mercilessadjective

    pitiless, cruel, unfeeling, unmerciful, uncompassionate, inexorable, unrelenting, relentless, fell

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. mercilessadjective

    unmerciful, remorseless, cruel, pitiless, ruthless, inexorable, implacable


  1. List of known nicknames for "Merciless":

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How to use merciless in a sentence?

  1. Proverb:

    Government is merciless

  2. French President Francois Hollande:

    If some soldiers behaved badly, I will be merciless, if this information is confirmed, there will be exemplary sanctions.

  3. Prince William:

    But look at the way that bloody woman treated my staff — merciless.

  4. Lakshheish M Patel:

    Sensex may close today at 50890. Remain alert for share price fall in the last half an hour. Stock market is merciless because of corporte cos money sucking tricks

  5. President Francois Hollande:

    France will be merciless towards these barbarians from Daesh.

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