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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Deficient in humane and kindly feelings; Without mercy or pity.

Usage examples (37)
  • Before that, Amory was known as a pitiless, tart-penned TV critic for TV Guide and quick-witted essayist for Parade.
  • Cuba has suffered fifty years of the kind of pitiless collective punishment that Gaza has been experiencing, just in slower motion.
  • Only a pitiless act of nature the world won't soon forget.
  • Human joys are a mockery; they are scornful and pitiless; O for more
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