unmerciful

  • 1 Unmerciful — Un*mer ci*ful, a. Not merciful; indisposed to mercy or grace; cruel; inhuman; merciless; unkind. {Un*mer ci*ful*ly}, adv. {Un*mer ci*ful*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 unmerciful — index brutal, callous, cold blooded, cruel, harsh, inexorable, malignant, obdurate, relentless …

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  • 3 unmerciful — late 15c., from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + MERCIFUL (Cf. merciful). Related: Unmercifully …

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  • 4 unmerciful — [adj] cruel bestial, bloodthirsty, brutal, coldhearted, hard, heartless, hurtful, implacable, inhumane, merciless, monstrous, pitiless, relentless, remorseless, ruthless, tyrannous, uncaring, unfeeling, unpitying, unrelenting, unsparing, vengeful …

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  • 5 unmerciful — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ showing no mercy. DERIVATIVES unmercifully adverb …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 unmerciful — [un mʉr′si fəl] adj. 1. having or showing no mercy; cruel; relentless; pitiless 2. beyond what is proper or usual; excessive unmercifully adv …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 unmerciful — adj. unmerciful to, towards * * * [ʌn mɜːsɪf(ə)l] towards unmerciful to …

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  • 8 unmerciful — adjective Date: 14th century 1. not merciful ; merciless 2. excessive, extreme < chatted for an unmerciful length of time > • unmercifully adverb …

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  • 9 unmerciful — unmercifully, adv. unmercifulness, n. /un merr si feuhl/, adj. 1. merciless; relentless; severe; cruel; pitiless. 2. unsparingly great, extreme, or excessive, as amounts: to talk for an unmerciful length of time. [1475 85; UN 1 + MERCIFUL] * * * …

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  • 10 unmerciful — adjective not showing mercy Syn: merciless Ant: merciful …

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  • 11 unmerciful — Synonyms and related words: barbarous, bowelless, brutal, brutish, callous, calloused, cold, cold of heart, coldblooded, coldhearted, cruel, dog eat dog, flinthearted, flinty, hard, hard of heart, hardened, hardhearted, harsh, heartless,… …

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  • 12 unmerciful — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. merciless, pitiless, inhuman, cruel; unfeeling, relentless, unrelenting; stern, hardhearted, cold blooded, callous. See malevolence, severity. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. merciless, pitiless,… …

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  • 13 unmerciful — adj. without mercy, cruel …

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  • 14 unmerciful — adjective showing no mercy. Derivatives unmercifully adverb unmercifulness noun …

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  • 15 unmerciful — a. 1. Merciless, cruel, inexorable, inhuman, pitiless, unpitying, ruthless, unrelenting, unsparing. 2. (Colloq.) Exorbitant, extravagant, unconscionable, excessive …

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  • 16 unmerciful — adj 1. merciless, pitiless, unpitying, unforgiving, uncompassionate; cruel, heartless, hardhearted, cold hearted, flinty, stony hearted, coldblooded; unfeeling, insensitive, unsensitive, indifferent, uncaring, unconcerned, unsympathetic, callous …

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  • 17 unmerciful — un·merciful …

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  • 18 unmerciful — un•mer•ci•ful [[t]ʌnˈmɜr sɪ fəl[/t]] adj. 1) merciless; relentless; severe; cruel; pitiless 2) unsparingly great, extreme, or excessive • Etymology: 1475–85 un•mer′ci•ful•ly, adv. un•mer′ci•ful•ness, n …

    From formal English to slang

  • 19 unmerciful — /ʌnˈmɜsəfəl/ (say un mersuhfuhl) adjective 1. not merciful; merciless; pitiless; relentless; unsparing. 2. unsparingly great; unconscionable. –unmercifully, adverb –unmercifulness, noun …

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  • 20 unmerciful —   Aloha ole, loko ino, hainā …

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