unsparing

[ uhn-spair-ing ]
/ ʌnˈspɛər ɪŋ /

adjective

not sparing; liberal or profuse; excessive.
unmerciful; harsh; severe.

Origin of unsparing

First recorded in 1580–90; un-1 + sparing

Related forms

un·spar·ing·ly, adverbun·spar·ing·ness, noun
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unsparing

/ (ʌnˈspɛərɪŋ) /

adjective

not sparing or frugal; lavish; profuse
showing harshness or severity; unmerciful

Derived Forms

unsparingly, adverbunsparingness, noun
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