Ruthless Ruth"less, a. Having no ruth; cruel; pitiless. [1913 Webster]

Their rage the hostile bands restrain, All but the ruthless monarch of the main. --Pope. [1913 Webster] -- {Ruth"less*ly}, adv. -- {Ruth"less*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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