Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Impious; wicked.
  • Pitiless; cruel.

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Examples

  • To him they come in their extremity, to whom, when he was in extremity they had shown but small regard; as if they presumed upon his gratitude whom they had disobliged, and had derived a claim to his courtesy from their own most discourteous and unpiteous treatment.

    Timon of Athens

  • To him they come in their extremity, to whom, when he was in extremity, they had shown but small regard; as if they presumed upon his gratitude whom they had disobliged, and had derived a claim to his courtesy from their own most discourteous and unpiteous treatment.

    Tales from Shakespeare

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