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Synonyms for ruthless
ˈruθ lɪsruth·less

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. ruthless

    Synonyms:
    unpitying, unrelenting, truculent, unsparing

    Antonyms:
    tender, regretful, lenient, compassionate, forbearing, long-suffering

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pitiless, remorseless, ruthless, unpityingadjective

    without mercy or pity

    "an act of ruthless ferocity"; "a monster of remorseless cruelty"

    Synonyms:
    unpitying, remorseless, pitiless, unkind

    Antonyms:
    merciful

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ruthlessadjective

    Synonyms:
    merciless, pitiless, cruel, uncompassionate, unpitying, unmerciful, relentless, unrelenting, inexorable, barbarous, fell, savage, ferocious, inhuman, hard-hearted

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. ruthlessadjective

    Synonyms:
    pitiless, cruel, truculent, relentless, implacable, fell, hard-hearted

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#2028wild
#9271brutal
#9792savage
#11289cruel
#15992vicious
#21679reckless
#24248relentless
#26085ruthless
#40826unscrupulous
#42154heartless
#48929merciless
#49169unrelenting
#53842callous
#60472unforgiving
#60499unkind
#73839inexorable
#89199implacable
#103416pitiless
#151356remorseless
#185955unsparing
#205995truculent
#222327unmerciful

How to use ruthless in a sentence?

  1. Donald Trump:

    A vote for Judge Kavanaugh is a vote to reject the ruthless and outrageous tactics of the Democratic Party.

  2. Charles Armstrong:

    Kim Jong Un has shown a ruthless side that we haven't seen since his grandfather consolidated power back in the 50s and 60s -- going after rivals and potential rivals and having them executed.

  3. Dorothy Parker:

    I require three things in a man. He must be handsome, ruthless and stupid.

  4. Cherokee County:

    This was a tragic and ruthless killing. It was a senseless killing.

  5. Charles Armstrong:

    We want to make sure we know who's in control of them. kim Jong Un has shown a ruthless side that we haven't seen since his grandfather consolidated power back in the 50s and 60s -- going after rivals and potential rivals and having them executed.


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