adverb see pitiless

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  • pitilessly — pitiless ► ADJECTIVE ▪ showing no pity; harsh or cruel. DERIVATIVES pitilessly adverb pitilessness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • Pitilessly — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pitilessly — See pitiless. * * * …   Universalium

  • pitilessly — adverb In a pitiless manner …   Wiktionary

  • pitilessly — pɪtɪlɪslɪ adj. without compassion, mercilessly; cruelly, heartlessly, brutally …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pitilessly — piti·less·ly …   English syllables

  • pitilessly — See: pitiless …   English dictionary

  • pitilessly — adverb without pity; in a merciless manner (Freq. 1) he was mercilessly trounced by his opponent in the House • Syn: ↑mercilessly, ↑unmercifully, ↑remorselessly • Derived from adjective: ↑remorseless ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • pitiless — pitilessly, adv. pitilessness, n. /pit i lis, pit ee /, adj. feeling or showing no pity; merciless: pitiless criticism of his last novel. [1375 1425; late ME piteles. See PITY, LESS] Syn. unmerciful, implacable, relentless. See cruel. Ant.… …   Universalium

  • pitiless — [[t]pɪ̱tiləs[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED Someone or something that is pitiless shows no pity or kindness. [LITERARY] He saw the pitiless eyes of his enemy... His judgements are immediate, pitiless. Syn: merciless Derived words: pitilessly ADV GRADED She… …   English dictionary

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