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