Adjective "merciless" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Showing no mercy.
  1. figurative 'the merciless summer heat'
  2. 'History has repeatedly told the merciless lesson that underrating the potential of weird ideas is dearly bought.'
  3. 'The judge described the attack as savage and merciless.'
  4. 'He didn't want Hakida to think him a heartless, merciless killer, as that wasn't it.'
  5. 'His is the humour of merciless exposure to our own absurdities.'
  6. 'The film opens in 1950 as Franta languishes in a merciless labour camp.'
  7. 'This is a terrorist attack, a merciless evil that should exist in no world.'
  8. 'A steel spike, cruel and merciless, no mere toy to project an image of courage and fearlessness.'
  9. 'Below us is the Indian Ocean, looking seductive and innocent where once it was cruel and merciless.'
  10. 'All parties agreed that he was a brutal, merciless tyrant whose removal was desirable.'
  11. 'He was cruel and merciless, and has been said to treat his dogs in a higher respect than his women.'


1. without mercy; having or showing no mercy; pitiless; cruel: a merciless critic.

More examples(as adjective)

"worlds can be merciless as organizations."

"people can be merciless with myselfs."

"people can be merciless to poets."

"people can be merciless in sessions."

"brotherhoods can be merciless in wins."

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