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Definition of Pitiless


  1. Destitute of pity; hard-hearted; merciless; as, a pitilessmaster; pitiless elements.
  2. Exciting no pity; as, a pitiless condition.

Pitiless Quotations

The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference.
Richard Dawkins

Ambition is pitiless. Any merit that it cannot use it finds despicable.
Eleanor Roosevelt

Force is as pitiless to the man who possesses it, or thinks he does, as it is to its victims; the second it crushes, the first it intoxicates. The truth is, nobody really possesses it.
Simone Weil

Against the beautiful and the clever and the successful, one can wage a pitiless war, but not against the unattractive: then the millstone weighs on the breast.
Graham Greene

The days of the Pentagon Papers debates seem long past, when a sudden transparency yielded insight into fights over war and peace and freedom and security; the transparency afforded by Twitter and Facebook yields insights that extend no further than a lawmaker's boundless narcissism and a culture's pitiless prurience.
Nancy Gibbs
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Pitiless Translations

pitiless in German is unbarmherzig, schonungslos, erbarmungslos
pitiless in Hungarian is irgalmatlan
pitiless in Italian is spietato
pitiless in Spanish is despiadado
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