remorseless

remorseless
I adjective cruel, dispiteous, hardened, heartless, immisericors, impenitent, implacable, indurate, indurated, insensitive, intolerant, lacking remorse, merciless, obdurate, pitiless, relentless, ruthless, shameless, unappeasable, uncompassionate, unforgiving, unmerciful, unpitying, unregenerate, unrelenting, unremorseful, unrepentant II index brutal, callous, cold-blooded, cruel, incorrigible, obdurate, relentless, ruthless, sinister, unaffected (uninfluenced), unrelenting

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  • Remorseless — Re*morse less, a. Being without remorse; having no pity; hence, destitute of sensibility; cruel; insensible to distress; merciless. Remorseless adversaries. South. With remorseless cruelty. Milton. [1913 Webster] Syn: Unpitying; pitiless;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • remorseless — 1590s, from REMORSE (Cf. remorse) + LESS (Cf. less). Related: Remorselessly …   Etymology dictionary

  • remorseless — [adj] without guilt in spite of wrongdoing avaricious, barbarous, bloody, callous, cruel, fierce, forbidding, greedy, grim, hard, hard bitten, hardened, hard hearted, harsh, impenitent, implacable, inexorable, inhuman, inhumane, insensitive,… …   New thesaurus

  • remorseless — ► ADJECTIVE 1) without remorse. 2) (of something unpleasant) relentless. DERIVATIVES remorselessly adverb remorselessness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • remorseless — [ri môrs′lis] adj. without remorse; pitiless; merciless; ruthless; cruel remorselessly adv. remorselessness n …   English World dictionary

  • remorseless — [[t]rɪmɔ͟ː(r)sləs[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED If you describe something, especially something unpleasant, as remorseless, you mean that it goes on for a long time and cannot be stopped. ...the remorseless pressure of recession and financial constraint …   English dictionary

  • remorseless — re|morse|less [rıˈmo:sləs US ˈmo:r ] adj 1.) something bad or threatening that is remorseless continues to happen and seems impossible to stop = ↑relentless ▪ the remorseless winter winds 2.) cruel, and not caring how much other people are hurt …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • remorseless — adjective 1 something unpleasant or threatening that is remorseless continues to happen and seems impossible to stop: Their coats gave little protection against the remorseless Baltic winds. 2 cruel, and not caring how much other people are hurt …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • remorseless — re|morse|less [ rı mɔrsləs ] adjective 1. ) continuing without stopping or continuing to get worse: RELENTLESS: remorseless financial pressure 2. ) not feeling sad or guilty for having done something wrong: an evil remorseless killer ╾… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • remorseless — UK [rɪˈmɔː(r)sləs] / US [rɪˈmɔrsləs] adjective 1) not feeling sad or guilty for having done something wrong an evil remorseless killer 2) continuing without stopping, or continuing to get worse remorseless financial pressure Derived word:… …   English dictionary

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