Pitilessness
Pitiless Pit"i*less, a. 1. Destitute of pity; hard-hearted; merciless; as, a pitilessmaster; pitiless elements. [1913 Webster]

2. Exciting no pity; as, a pitiless condition. [1913 Webster] -- {Pit"i*less*ly}, adv. -- {Pit"i*less*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


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