Adjective "pitiless" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Showing no pity; cruel.
  1. 'And his voice is so subtly ironic, and so pitiless - toward himself among others - that he makes Sebald look almost soft.'
  2. '‘Now for the first time you have hurt me, you cruel, pitiless man are sleeping the sleep of death‘.'
  3. 'Football is merciless and pitiless, and in a business sense Gill merely stated the obvious: no-one is indispensable.'
  4. 'After this there was no fight; only heartless, pitiless slaughter.'
  5. 'The reviewer's pithy, pitiless conclusion: ‘Get real.’'
  6. 'Epitia argues for this course of action because she does not want to regard herself as ‘a pitiless and cruel woman.’'
  7. 'I would add a few refinements of my own devising, concessions to our cruel and pitiless modern age.'
  8. 'We must not let one side be ruthless, self-confident and organised: ‘It is civilization, pluralism and secularism that need pitiless and unapologetic fighters.’'
  9. 'They utterly failed to see how the event had changed everything, by revealing just how pitiless and ruthless our new opponent was prepared to be.'
  10. 'It's a vicious ideology and it's sustained by violence and by the pitiless conversion of its own adherents into dumb weapons.'
  11. 'a night of pitiless rain'
  12. 'The thought of EU Trade Commissioner Peter Mandelson meeting a grisly end in the Brussels public toilet where he hoped to seek refuge from the inexorable advance of pitiless technology is not unpleasing.'
  13. 'He approaches me while I'm sheltering from the hideous, pitiless weather.'
  14. 'The figure was soaked through and through in his coat that ought to have been protecting him from the pitiless storm.'


1. feeling or showing no pity; merciless: pitiless criticism of his last novel.

More examples(as adjective)

"stills can be pitiless."

"people can be pitiless."

"voices can be pitiless."

"tests can be pitiless."

"sunlights can be pitiless."

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