Definition of Ruthfulness

1. Noun. A state of gloomy sorrow.

Exact synonyms: Mournfulness, Sorrowfulness
Specialized synonyms: Woe, Woefulness, Plaintiveness
Generic synonyms: Sorrow
Derivative terms: Mournful, Mournful, Ruthful, Sorrowful



Definition of Ruthfulness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ruthfulness

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rutilates
rutilating

Literary usage of Ruthfulness

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1. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1863)
"Thus, what little of " ruthfulness " is left us we keep to ourselves ; it has become so scarce that we have none to spare for others ; and the word is ..."

2. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1883)
"... sometimes attended »radical business of daily life by inconvenient results, ruthfulness and perfect exactness of statement become le or annoying, ..."

3. The First Chapter of Norwegian Immigration, (1821-1840) Its Causes and by Rasmus Björn Anderson (1896)
"... :ruthfulness of which was attested by Hans Gasman and Rev. Unonius and many others, and sent it to Norway. On this journey, we find him writing a long ..."

4. Addresses, State Papers and Letters by Grover Cleveland, Albert Ellery Bergh (1908)
"... all else save ruthfulness and ravenous snatching. I have attempted to suggest how practicable business » activity can be mingled with enlightenment and ..."

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