ruthfulness
noun see ruthful

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • ruthfulness — See ruthfully. * * * …   Universalium

  • ruthfulness — ruth·ful·ness …   English syllables

  • ruthfulness — noun a state of gloomy sorrow • Syn: ↑mournfulness, ↑sorrowfulness • Derivationally related forms: ↑ruthful, ↑sorrowful (for: ↑sorrowfulness), ↑mournful ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • mournfulness — noun a state of gloomy sorrow • Syn: ↑sorrowfulness, ↑ruthfulness • Derivationally related forms: ↑ruthful (for: ↑ruthfulness), ↑sorrowful (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • sorrowfulness — noun 1. a state of gloomy sorrow • Syn: ↑mournfulness, ↑ruthfulness • Derivationally related forms: ↑ruthful (for: ↑ruthfulness), ↑sorrowful, ↑mournful …   Useful english dictionary

  • ruthful — adjective Date: 13th century 1. full of ruth ; tender 2. full of sorrow ; woeful 3. causing sorrow • ruthfully adverb • ruthfulness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ruthful — ruthfully, adv. ruthfulness, n. /roohth feuhl/, adj. 1. compassionate or sorrowful. 2. causing or apt to cause sorrow or pity. 3. feeling remorse or self reproach. [1175 1225; ME; see RUTH, FUL] * * * …   Universalium

  • bleeding heart — Synonyms and related words: aching heart, agony, agony of mind, anguish, bale, bathos, bitterness, bowels of compassion, broken heart, brokenheartedness, cloyingness, compassionateness, crushing, depression, depth of misery, desolation, despair,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • gentleness — Synonyms and related words: abnegation, abstinence, acceptance, affability, airiness, amiability, ascent, bleeding heart, bonhomie, bowels of compassion, breeding, bubbliness, buoyancy, calm, calmness, clemency, clementness, compassion,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • mercifulness — Synonyms and related words: acceptance, bleeding heart, bowels of compassion, clemency, clementness, compassion, compassionateness, easiness, easygoingness, forbearance, forbearing, gentleness, humaneness, humanity, laxness, lenience, leniency,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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