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Definitions of ruthless

  1. Ruthlessness. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. without mercy or pity; "an act of ruthless ferocity"; "a monster of remorseless cruelty" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. Having no ruth; cruel; pitiless. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Cruel; pitiless; savage; barbarous. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. Without pity or tenderness: insensible to misery: cruel. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. Merciless. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

Usage examples for ruthless

  1. Apparently the Germans had not used so many heavy guns in this region, or perhaps they had not yet become so desperate and ruthless as later on. – A Journey Through France in War Time by Joseph G. Butler, Jr.
  2. Had it not been for the ruthless submarine campaign the Lusitania question would have been finally buried and the negotiations could have been continued in a friendly spirit. – My Three Years in America by Johann Heinrich Andreas Hermann Albrecht Graf von Bernstorff
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