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pitiless

adjective     /ˈpɪt.i.ləs/ US  /ˈpɪt̬-/
cruel and having no pity: the dictator's pitiless rule a pitiless criticUnkind, cruel and unfeelingViolent or aggressiveTreating people or animals badlyInsults and abuse severe and unpleasant: He told us his story in pitiless detail. Few people were out in the pitiless midday sun.SevereSerious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for bad pitilessly     /-li/ adverb Unkind, cruel and unfeelingViolent or aggressiveTreating people or animals badlyInsults and abuse pitilessness     /-nəs/ noun [U] Unkind, cruel and unfeelingViolent or aggressiveTreating people or animals badlyInsults and abuse
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