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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mer·ci·less, a. Destitute of mercy; cruel; unsparing; -- said of animate beings, and also, figuratively, of things; as, a merciless tyrant; merciless waves.
    The foe is merciless, and will not pity.   --Shak.
 Syn: -- Cruel; unmerciful; remorseless; ruthless; pitiless; barbarous; savage.
 -- Mer*ci*less*ly, adv. -- Mer*ci*less*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: feelings of extreme heartlessness [syn: cruelty, pitilessness,
      2: inhumaneness evidenced by an unwillingness to be kind or
         forgiving [syn: unmercifulness] [ant: mercifulness]