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merciless

Saltos de línea: mer¦ci|less
Pronunciación: /ˈməːsɪlɪs
 
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Definición de merciless en inglés:

adjetivo

Showing no mercy: a merciless attack with a blunt instrument figurative the merciless summer heat
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The winters were brutal and the black flies were merciless in the summer.
  • The judge described the attack as savage and merciless.
  • Football can be a cruel business and the Premiership is one of the most merciless and unforgiving of all leagues.
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Derivados

mercilessly

1
adverbio
Example sentences
  • The ancient opinion that Lycurgus was mercilessly severe in his prosecutions is supported by the study of this speech.
  • Nonetheless, they tortured and killed mercilessly and were brutally exploitative of the survivors.
  • If he ever gets to be Tory leader they will exploit his ‘old’ elitist background mercilessly.

mercilessness

2
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • The showdown was fierce as both of them employed the basic rules of the trade: ruthlessness, mercilessness, and pitilessness.
  • And there are few things more vicious than the mercilessness fallen man shows a penitent.
  • Moravia's mercilessness challenges the current Anglo-American rage for a more empathic, emotional brand of narrative.

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Pronunciación: ˈɛmjʊləs
adjective
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