mercilessly mercilessly  /ˈmɜr sə ləs li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) without pity; in a merciless manner

Usage(s):

  1. As the HIV virus sweeps mercilessly through these lands the fiercest trial Africa has yet endured a few try to address the terrible depredation.
  2. Like any President, Kennedy is sensitive to kidding, and at their annual Gridiron Club dinner, Washington newsmen ribbed him, his policies and his family mercilessly.
  3. Poet Pound used to look over Hemingway's early manuscripts in Paris and returned them, mercilessly blue-penciled, the adjectives gone.

News

  1. Aiden And Ethan Are 'Teen Wolf' Troublemakers! But What Do They Want With Scott's Friends?

    As soon as "Teen Wolf" twins Aiden and Ethan made mockeries of their skeletal systems by morphing into a single, colossal beast, we knew they were trouble. But we're four episodes into Season 3 and it's still not even remotely clear what they want. Tonight, we watched the brothers mercilessly torment Scott, Isaac and Allison, [...]
    on June 25, 2013     Source: MTV

  2. Kazakhstan’s Saiga Success: Endangered Antelope Numbers Rise

    The endangered saiga antelope has had a rough few years in Kazakhstan, hunted mercilessly by poachers for its horns and wracked by a deadly sickness that has seen thousands of these endangered long-nosed antelopes perish on the steppe. Yet amid all the doom and gloom there is a glimmer of hope: Kazakhstan’s saiga population has more than doubled over the last five years, according to figures ...
    on June 24, 2013     Source: EurasiaNet

  3. John McAfee's (insane, NSFW) tips for uninstalling McAfee

    McAfee mocks himself and his antivirus software mercilessly in a new viral video.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: CNET

Quotes

  1. "We will mercilessly repel the aggressors and achieve reunification by mobilizing" in case of a US attack, Kim Yong Nam warned in a speech to thousands of government and military officials that was carried on state televison.
    on Feb 15, 2007 By: Kim Yong Nam Source: USA Today

  2. "The list keeps growing longer, bringing with it greater pain and grief that cascades mercilessly through families, communities and nations," Ban said. "And it is for the sake of humanity that we must create a global forum for your voice and...
    on Sep 10, 2008 By: Ban Ki-moon Source: Taipei Times

  3. Speaking on Iraq, the Pope called for peace to "finally prevail over the tragic violence that continues mercilessly to claim victims".
    on Apr 16, 2006 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: BBC News

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