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Definition of "merciless" []

  • Having no mercy; cruel. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "merciless" in a sentence
  • "But they returned in the late morning, shaken by what they described as a merciless surprise attack by government forces with rocket- propelled grenades and heavy artillery."
  • "But they returned in the late morning, shaken by what they described as a merciless surprise attack by government forces with rocket-propelled grenades and heavy artillery."
  • "Opening the prosecution case today, Gerard Elias QC said the two double killings ammounted to what he called merciless executions for pitifully small gain."