pitiless

[ pit-i-lis, pit-ee- ]
/ ˈpɪt ɪ lɪs, ˈpɪt i- /
See synonyms for: pitiless / pitilessly / pitilessness on Thesaurus.com

adjective

feeling or showing no pity; merciless: pitiless criticism of his last novel.

QUIZZES

LEARN THE SPANISH WORDS FOR THESE COMMON ANIMALS!

Are you learning Spanish? Or do you just have an interest in foreign languages? Either way, this quiz on Spanish words for animals is for you.
Question 1 of 13
How do you say “cat” 🐈 in Spanish?

Origin of pitiless

First recorded in 1375–1425, pitiless is from the late Middle English word piteles.See pity, -less

synonym study for pitiless

See cruel.

OTHER WORDS FROM pitiless

pit·i·less·ly, adverbpit·i·less·ness, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

Example sentences from the Web for pitiless

British Dictionary definitions for pitiless

pitiless
/ (ˈpɪtɪlɪs) /

adjective

having or showing little or no pity or mercy

Derived forms of pitiless

pitilessly, adverbpitilessness, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012