Ruthless synonyms

ro͝oth'lĭs

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Showing no mercy; cruel and pitiless
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Characterized by repeated failure, especially in a sport or competitive activity:
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Without civilization; primitive; barbarous
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Wishing evil or harm to others; having or showing ill will; malicious
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Not feeling or showing pity.
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Characterized by massive bloodshed.
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Lacking feeling or emotion:
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Desiring vengeance; vindictive:
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Beyond what is proper or usual; excessive
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Reluctant or refusing to forgive:
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Plain and direct, although distressing in effect
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Unyielding in severity or strictness; unrelenting:
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Marked by the use or occurrence of barbarisms in spoken or written language.
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Hard and unyielding; relentless; stern; resolute
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Said or done in revenge; characterized by vengeance
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Full of or given to revenge.
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Characterized by truth; not false:
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Without pity; unfeeling
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Wild, untamed, especially of domesticated animals having returned to the wild.
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Without pity; said of persons
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Having the characteristics of a tiger
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Untamed; feral.
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Without pity; said of persons
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Not easily moved to pity or sympathy; hardhearted
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The definition of implacable is someone or something who cannot be calmed or made less angry.
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Using or based on data that are readily quantified or verified:
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Of behaviour which gives pleasure in the pain of others.
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Not of ordinary human nature, form, or character:
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Emotionally hardened; unfeeling:
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Appalling or dismaying
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The definition of terrible is someone or something extreme, very bad or something that causes fear.
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Having no regard for morality.
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Unable to be persuaded; relentless; unrelenting
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Not relenting; having no pity; not being or becoming lenient, mild, gentle, or merciful; unyielding; inflexibly rigid; hard; stern; cruel.
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Of or like a fiend; devilish; inhumanly wicked or cruel
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Hard to put up with; causing great discomfort or fatigue
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Causing extreme irritation or chagrin; vexing:
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Alternative form of dog eat dog.
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Full of mercy; having, feeling, or showing mercy; compassionate; lenient, clement, etc.
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Providing a margin for error or shortcomings.
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Granted to an individual because of an emergency or other unusual circumstances:
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Mild, gentle, forgiving
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Providing assistance; useful.
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Showing little evidence of pity; said of actions, policies, etc.
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Cruel; murderous.
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Dire; sinister:
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Alternative form of hardhearted.
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(Slang) Hard to cope with; difficult or troublesome:
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Designed or acting to secure conformity at any cost; drastic or ruthless
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Difficult to endure; severe; harsh:
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Disposed or eager to fight or engage in hostile opposition; belligerent.
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1822, T. Creevey, Reminiscences, 28 Jul:
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Suited to one of good breeding; refined and polite:
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Having the tendency to give; generous
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Relating to or being vibrations, especially musical tones, produced in one body by energy from a nearby vibrating body and having the same frequency as the vibration of the nearby body.
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Characterised by careful and conscious thought; deliberate
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Not fair or just; outrageous
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Not morally approvable; morally bad; not ethical.
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Characterized by lack of moral principles; unscrupulous
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The definition of heartless is showing a lack of empathy or compassion.
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Severe, powerful, or intense; fierce:
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Malicious; spiteful:
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The definition of barbaric is something that is primitive or uncivilized.
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Not merciful or forgiving; severe
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(Slang) Extraordinary; remarkable
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Unfeeling; pitiless; cruel
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