remorseless

[ ri-mawrs-lis ]
/ rɪˈmɔrs lɪs /

adjective

without remorse; merciless; pitiless; relentless.

Nearby words

  1. remontoir,
  2. remora,
  3. remorse,
  4. remorseful,
  5. remorsefully,
  6. remortgage,
  7. remote,
  8. remote access,
  9. remote control,
  10. remote sensing

Origin of remorseless

First recorded in 1585–95; remorse + -less

Related formsre·morse·less·ly, adverbre·morse·less·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for remorseless

remorseless

/ (rɪˈmɔːslɪs) /

adjective

without compunction, pity, or compassion
not abating in intensity; relentlessa remorseless wind
Derived Formsremorselessly, adverbremorselessness, noun

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Word Origin and History for remorseless

remorseless

adj.

1590s, from remorse + -less. Related: Remorselessly; remorselessness.

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