Definition of unmerciful in English:

unmerciful

Line breaks: un|mer¦ci¦ful
Pronunciation: /ʌnˈməːsɪfʊl
 
, -f(ə)l/

adjective

Derivatives

unmercifully

adverb
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  • The sad fact is that if the Democrats had tried to make a big issue of the matter the press would have criticized them unmercifully for spoiling the 100th birthday celebrations of a great man with their petty partisan politics.
  • And I was really ticklish when I was a kid (still am for that matter, but only on the back and not all the time), and my cousins used to trap me at Empire Bay and tickle me unmercifully.
  • His false teeth had been taken from him and as he stood in the dock, badgered unmercifully by the venomous chief judge, he kept grasping at his trousers to keep them from falling down.

unmercifulness

noun
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  • We also used silver metal to show the coldness and unmercifulness of war.
  • All this we have mentioned can arise from unmercifulness and not out of mercy.
  • In Greece & Rome the rich & poor, the creditors & debtors, as well as the patricians & plebeians alternately oppressed each other with equal unmercifulness.

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