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See definition of mercilessness on Dictionary.com
  • as insavagery
  • as inspitefulness
  • as intruculence
  • as intruculency
  • as invengefulness
  • as incruelty

synonyms for mercilessness

  • barbarism
  • barbarity
  • brutality
  • depravity
  • ferocity
  • inhumanity
  • malice
  • persecution
  • ruthlessness
  • severity
  • viciousness
  • animality
  • bestiality
  • bloodthirstiness
  • callousness
  • coarseness
  • coldness
  • despotism
  • fierceness
  • heartlessness
  • insensibility
  • insensitiveness
  • malignity
  • masochism
  • murderousness
  • rancor
  • sadism
  • savageness
  • spite
  • spitefulness
  • torture
  • truculence
  • truculency
  • unfeelingness
  • unkindness
  • venom
  • wickedness
  • brutishness
  • fiendishness
  • hard-heartedness
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antonyms for mercilessness

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  • kindness
  • love
  • niceness
  • feeling
  • consideration
  • charity
  • love
  • kindness
  • thoughtfulness
  • mercy
  • gentility
  • compassion
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How to use mercilessness in a sentence

His effects are helped by the fact that he is an excellent mimic and by his utter realistic mercilessness.
WHEN WINTER COMES TO MAIN STREETGRANT MARTIN OVERTON
He actually found his heated mind making a statement of the case as wild as this and its very mercilessness of phrase checked him.
ROBINFRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
Slavery has no respect for the affections, as is evinced by the mercilessness with which she sunders every family tie.
CONTINENTAL MONTHLY , VOL V. ISSUE III. MARCH, 1864VARIOUS
They went at her, poor creature, those two, with all the mercilessness of a couple of wolves.
CLEEK, THE MASTER DETECTIVETHOMAS W. HANSHEW
The cruelty of the custom was not altogether unwelcome to warrant a retaliatory mercilessness.
CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS AND HOW HE RECEIVED AND IMPARTED THE SPIRIT OF DISCOVERYJUSTIN WINSOR
So away the boy sped on his errand of mercilessness, when of a truth he should have been in bed and fast asleep.
A WOMAN'S BURDENFERGUS HUME
He knew the mercilessness of the red men near at hand, and he was equally merciless to them.
THE YOUNG RANCHERSEDWARD S. ELLIS
Later, the Mahommedans with equal mercilessness followed the example of their Jewish brethren.
NATURAL MANARTHUR B. MOSS
I feel the mercilessness of the unknown powers weigh heavily upon me.
THE INFERNOAUGUST STRINDBERG
So I spend my time, and when I turn and try to lose myself in Nietzsche, his mercilessness flings me into new despair.
THE JOURNAL OF ARTHUR STIRLINGUPTON SINCLAIR
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