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1. ruthlessness

noun. ['ˈruːθləsnəs'] mercilessness characterized by a lack of pity.

Synonyms

  • pitilessness
  • mercilessness

Antonyms

  • humaneness
  • concern
  • mercy

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Words that Rhyme with Ruthlessness

  • abruptness
  • absoluteness
  • acuteness
  • adonis
  • aggressiveness
  • agribusiness
  • airworthiness
  • alertness
  • aloofness
  • alumnus
  • anise
  • anus
  • appropriateness
  • arbitrariness
  • assertiveness
  • astuteness
  • attentiveness
  • attractiveness
  • awareness
  • awfulness

Example sentences of the word ruthlessness


1. Noun, singular or mass
Other symbols conjured by weasels in dreams include ruthlessness and ferocity and, conversely, maternal instinct.

Quotes containing the word ruthlessness


1. Success always necessitates a degree of ruthlessness. Given the choice of friendship or success, I'd probably choose success.
- Sting

2. Truthfulness so often goes with ruthlessness.
- Dodie Smith, I Capture the Castle

2. ruthlessness

noun. ['ˈruːθləsnəs'] feelings of extreme heartlessness.

Synonyms

  • coldheartedness
  • heartlessness
  • pitilessness
  • hardheartedness
  • cruelty

Antonyms

  • amnesty
  • clemency
  • leniency
  • respite
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