What does ruthless mean?

Definitions for ruthless
ˈruθ lɪsruth·less

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word ruthless.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pitiless, remorseless, ruthless, unpityingadjective

    without mercy or pity

    "an act of ruthless ferocity"; "a monster of remorseless cruelty"

Wiktionary

  1. ruthlessadjective

    Without pity or compassion; cruel, pitiless.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Ruthlessadjective

    Cruel; pitiless; uncompassionate; barbarous.

    Etymology: from ruth.

    What is Edward but a ruthless sea?
    What Clarence but a quicksand of deceit? William Shakespeare.

    The ruthless flint doth cut my tender feet;
    And when I start, the cruel people laugh. William Shakespeare.

    His archers circle me; my reins they wound,
    And ruthless shed my gall upon the ground. George Sandys.

    Their rage the hostile powers restrain,
    All but the ruthless monarch of the main. Alexander Pope.

    To ruthless deeds, blind rage, and fell revenge,
    Their fervid spirits fires. James Thomson, Summer.

ChatGPT

  1. ruthless

    Ruthless refers to a person or action that shows no mercy, pity, compassion or sympathy, often characterized by harshness, cruelty, or relentlessness in pursuing their goals, regardless of the harm or suffering it may cause others.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ruthlessadjective

    having no ruth; cruel; pitiless

Wikidata

  1. Ruthless

    Ruthless is a drama film directed by Edgar G. Ulmer and starring Zachary Scott and Louis Hayward.

Rap Dictionary

  1. ruthlessadjective

    Tough, hard, stopping at nothing. "Drop him in his tracks so hip that I am ruthless" - Eazy-E (It's on Dr. Dre 187 um killa)

  2. ruthlessadjective

    Ruthless Records is Eazy-E's record company.

Anagrams for ruthless »

  1. hurtless

  2. hustlers

  3. sluthers

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ruthless in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ruthless in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of ruthless in a Sentence

  1. Corinne Roosevelt Robinson:

    Nothing is as difficult as to achieve results in this world if one is filled full of great tolerance and the milk of human kindness. The person who achieves must generally be a one-ideaed individual, concentrated entirely on that one idea, and ruthless in his aspect toward other men and other ideas.

  2. Herrera Beutler:

    A ruthless mob that uses violence to stop the Constitutionally-mandated counting of electoral votes is an attack on the U.S. Constitution itself. The President either wanted the mob he helped mobilize to take these steps, or he didn't care enough about his job responsibilities to try to stop them as they hunted down his Vice President and beat Capitol police officers; either way, it's impeachable. Let the political chips fall where they may.

  3. Kennedy Ogba:

    Ruthless Killers strike with Weapons and Pretentious Friends kill with Kisses. It's easy to avoid the former, but not so the later

  4. President Trump:

    A ruthless gang that has violated our borders and transformed once-peaceful neighborhoods into blood-stained killing fields, horrible people by the way.

  5. Metropolitan Police:

    We are going to turn all those stones over, we’re going to come to the right conclusions and we’ll be ruthless about rooting out those who corrupt our integrity. You have my absolute assurance on that.

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