remorseless
adjective Date: 1593 1. having no remorse ; merciless 2. relentlessremorselessly adverbremorselessness noun

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  • Remorseless — Re*morse less, a. Being without remorse; having no pity; hence, destitute of sensibility; cruel; insensible to distress; merciless. Remorseless adversaries. South. With remorseless cruelty. Milton. [1913 Webster] Syn: Unpitying; pitiless;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • remorseless — I adjective cruel, dispiteous, hardened, heartless, immisericors, impenitent, implacable, indurate, indurated, insensitive, intolerant, lacking remorse, merciless, obdurate, pitiless, relentless, ruthless, shameless, unappeasable, uncompassionate …   Law dictionary

  • remorseless — 1590s, from REMORSE (Cf. remorse) + LESS (Cf. less). Related: Remorselessly …   Etymology dictionary

  • remorseless — [adj] without guilt in spite of wrongdoing avaricious, barbarous, bloody, callous, cruel, fierce, forbidding, greedy, grim, hard, hard bitten, hardened, hard hearted, harsh, impenitent, implacable, inexorable, inhuman, inhumane, insensitive,… …   New thesaurus

  • remorseless — ► ADJECTIVE 1) without remorse. 2) (of something unpleasant) relentless. DERIVATIVES remorselessly adverb remorselessness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • remorseless — [ri môrs′lis] adj. without remorse; pitiless; merciless; ruthless; cruel remorselessly adv. remorselessness n …   English World dictionary

  • remorseless — [[t]rɪmɔ͟ː(r)sləs[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED If you describe something, especially something unpleasant, as remorseless, you mean that it goes on for a long time and cannot be stopped. ...the remorseless pressure of recession and financial constraint …   English dictionary

  • remorseless — re|morse|less [rıˈmo:sləs US ˈmo:r ] adj 1.) something bad or threatening that is remorseless continues to happen and seems impossible to stop = ↑relentless ▪ the remorseless winter winds 2.) cruel, and not caring how much other people are hurt …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • remorseless — adjective 1 something unpleasant or threatening that is remorseless continues to happen and seems impossible to stop: Their coats gave little protection against the remorseless Baltic winds. 2 cruel, and not caring how much other people are hurt …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • remorseless — re|morse|less [ rı mɔrsləs ] adjective 1. ) continuing without stopping or continuing to get worse: RELENTLESS: remorseless financial pressure 2. ) not feeling sad or guilty for having done something wrong: an evil remorseless killer ╾… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • remorseless — UK [rɪˈmɔː(r)sləs] / US [rɪˈmɔrsləs] adjective 1) not feeling sad or guilty for having done something wrong an evil remorseless killer 2) continuing without stopping, or continuing to get worse remorseless financial pressure Derived word:… …   English dictionary

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