Definition of Mercilessness

1. Noun. Feelings of extreme heartlessness.




2. Noun. Inhumaneness evidenced by an unwillingness to be kind or forgiving.
Exact synonyms: Unmercifulness
Generic synonyms: Inhumaneness, Inhumanity
Specialized synonyms: Pitilessness, Ruthlessness, Inexorability, Inexorableness, Relentlessness
Antonyms: Mercifulness
Derivative terms: Merciless, Unmerciful

Definition of Mercilessness

1. Noun. The property of being merciless. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mercilessness

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Literary usage of Mercilessness

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1. The Skeptical Era in Modern History: Or, The Infidelity of the Eighteenth by Truman Marcellus Post (1856)
"... Infidel Scholars—Monarchs—Popes—Repressive measures of the Sixteenth Century—Their utter mercilessness—Terror—Silence —Italy stifled but not believing. ..."

2. The Humane Review (1901)
"THE mercilessness OF "SPORT." OH ! the pity of it all. We can trace back the existence of man into the dim and misty ages of " the far long ago ; " we find ..."

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