ruthless

  • 1 Ruthless — can refer to:* Ruthless (song) , a song by the Statler Brothers * Ruthless (film), a 1948 film starring Zachary Scott * Ruthless (horse), a race horse * Ruthless! (musical), a 1992 musical * Ruthless (album), an album by Bizzy Bone *Ruthless… …

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  • 2 Ruthless — Records ist eine Plattenfirma aus Los Angeles. Das 1987 von Eazy E und Jerry Heller gegründete Label gilt als Geburtsstätte des Gangsta Rap. Das Label promotote zunächst damals lokale Künstler wie die Rapper Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, MC Ren und DJ Yella …

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  • 3 Ruthless — Ruth less, a. Having no ruth; cruel; pitiless. [1913 Webster] Their rage the hostile bands restrain, All but the ruthless monarch of the main. Pope. [1913 Webster] {Ruth less*ly}, adv. {Ruth less*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Ruthless — est le second album du rappeur de Broward Country (Floride), Ace Hood, sorti le 30 juin 2009 sur le label Def Jam/We The Best Music. Overtime avec Akon et T Pain est le premier single de l album. Straight Outta Broward, une reprise de Straight… …

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  • 5 ruthless — I adjective atrocious, barbarous, bloodthirsty, brutal, brutish, callous, cold, cold blooded, cold hearted, cruel, deadly, demoniac, devilish, diabolical, dispiteous, fell, feral, ferine, ferocious, fiendish, grim, hard, hardhearted, harsh,… …

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  • 6 ruthless — early 14c., with LESS (Cf. less) + reuthe pity, compassion (late 12c.), formed from reuwen to rue (see RUE (Cf. rue) (v.)) on the model of true/truth, etc. Ruthful (early 13c.) has fallen from use since late 17c. except as a deliberate archaism.… …

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  • 7 ruthless — [adj] mean, heartless adamant, barbarous, brutal, callous, cold, cold blooded, cruel, cutthroat, dog eat dog*, feral, ferocious, fierce, grim, hard, hard hearted, harsh, implacable, inexorable, inhuman, ironfisted, killer, malevolent, merciless,… …

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  • 8 ruthless — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having or showing no compassion. DERIVATIVES ruthlessly adverb ruthlessness noun …

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  • 9 ruthless — [ro͞o′th′lis] adj. [ME reutheles] without ruth; pitiless SYN. CRUEL ruthlessly adv. ruthlessness n …

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  • 10 Ruthless! — Infobox Musical name= Ruthless! The Musical caption=Los Angeles Cast Recording music= Marvin Laird lyrics= Joel Paley book= Joel Paley basis= productions= 1992 Off Broadway 1993 Los Angeles awards= Ruthless! The Musical is an all female musical… …

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  • 11 ruthless — 01. The leader of the party is [ruthless], and will do anything to stay in power. 02. The demonstration was [ruthlessly] put down by government security forces. 03. The government [ruthlessly] suppresses the opposition through murder, torture and …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 12 ruthless — [[t]ru͟ːθləs[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: oft ADJ in n (disapproval) If you say that someone is ruthless, you mean that you disapprove of them because they are very harsh or cruel, and will do anything that is necessary to achieve what they want. The… …

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  • 13 ruthless — adj. ruthless in (he is ruthless in his methods) * * * [ ruːθlɪs] ruthless in (he is ruthless in his methods) …

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  • 14 ruthless — ruth|less [ˈru:θləs] adj [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: ruth pity (12 19 centuries), from rue] 1.) so determined to get what you want that you do not care if you have to hurt other people in order to do it ▪ a ruthless dictator ▪ They have shown a… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 ruthless — adjective 1 so determined to get what you want that you do not care if you have to hurt other people in order to do it: a ruthless dictator | a ruthless disregard for basic human rights 2 determined and firm when taking unpleasant decisions: We… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 ruthless — ruth|less [ ruθləs ] adjective willing to make other people suffer so that you can achieve your goals: a ruthless dictator/killer She showed a ruthless determination to succeed in her career. ╾ ruth|less|ly adverb: Any form of protest is… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 ruthless — UK [ˈruːθləs] / US [ˈruθləs] adjective willing to make other people suffer so that you can achieve your aims a ruthless dictator/killer She showed a ruthless determination to succeed in her career. Derived words: ruthlessly UK / US adverb Any… …

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  • 18 ruthless — adjective Date: 14th century having no pity ; merciless, cruel < a ruthless tyrant > • ruthlessly adverb • ruthlessness noun …

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  • 19 ruthless — ruthlessly, adv. ruthlessness, n. /roohth lis/, adj. without pity or compassion; cruel; merciless: a ruthless tyrant. [1300 50; ME; see RUTH, LESS] Syn. unrelenting, adamant, relentless. See cruel. * * * …

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  • 20 ruthless — adj. Ruthless is used with these nouns: ↑character, ↑determination, ↑efficiency, ↑exploitation, ↑killer, ↑murderer, ↑repression, ↑streak, ↑suppression, ↑tyrant …

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