from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having no pity or compassion; merciless.
- adj. Unyielding; relentless.
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- adj. without remorse, mercy or pity
- adj. unyielding or relentless
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Being without remorse; having no pity; hence, destitute of sensibility; cruel; insensible to distress; merciless.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Without remorse; unpitying; cruel; insensible to distress.
- Synonyms Pitiless, merciless, ruthless, relentless, unrelenting, savage.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. without mercy or pity
Treacherous, beautiful, remorseless, that is how men regard the sea and the rushing rivers, of whom the sirens and mermaids of old tradition have come to stand as symbols.
I have seen a few such cases of what I may call the remorseless exercise of authority, and the result has not been pleasing.
His eyes filled with tears, Mr. Ross talked about how the financier who once managed $5 million of his money looked "remorseless" in front of the court.
Nelspruit Regional Court Magistrate Willie Wilkens on Monday told Mhlongo that his "remorseless" drive at self-enrichment had destroyed his community's trust in the police and the law.
Often his analyses, when looked at in sequence, defied logic - 'remorseless' or otherwise.
A pre-sentence report described the girl in court yesterday as "remorseless" and
TV3, moreover, did not accept that the interviewer's responses during the debate, while asking testing questions, could be characterised as "remorseless" or "gleeful", as Mr Owen alleged.
The financier who once managed $5 million of the Ross's money looked "remorseless" in front of the court, Mr. Ross said, "monotone" and flat "in his 12-minute confession to the public.
Of Brewer's remorseless — he said he had no regrets the day he was executed — Byrd's sister, Betty Boatner, said, "If I could say something to him, I would let him know that I forgive him and then if he still has no remorse, I just feel sorry for him."
A slowly sinking generation; a remorseless assault on the identity of many men; the dissolution of families and the collapse of neighborhoods; a thinning veneer of national amity — the social legacies of the Great Recession are still being written, but their breadth and depth are immense.