[ ri-mawrs-lis ]
/ rɪˈmɔrs lɪs /


without remorse; merciless; pitiless; relentless.


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Origin of remorseless

First recorded in 1585–95; remorse + -less

OTHER WORDS FROM remorseless

re·morse·less·ly, adverbre·morse·less·ness, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for remorseless

/ (rɪˈmɔːslɪs) /


without compunction, pity, or compassion
not abating in intensity; relentlessa remorseless wind

Derived forms of remorseless

remorselessly, adverbremorselessness, noun
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