pitilessly pitilessly

Definition(s):

  • (adv) without pity; in a merciless manner

Usage(s):

  1. Oh, and it's a comic book Bechdel's breathtakingly, pitilessly smart commentary duets with deliriously eloquent line drawings, as well as letters and maps and literary quotations.
  2. Apple's new iPhone could do to the cell phone market what the iPod did to the portable music player market: crush it pitilessly beneath the weight of its own superiority.
  3. The pitilessly fanatic and bad-mannered bridge players run Fridays.

Quotes

  1. Capitalism, Marx and Frederick Engels noted in 1848 (in a passage that seems highly relevant more than a century and half later), "has put an end to all feudal, patriarchal, idyllic relations. It has pitilessly torn asunder the motley feudal ties...
    on Oct 12, 2007 By: Friedrich Engels Source: ZNet

  2. "Forsyth delivers a performance that immediately defines itself as classic; she brings to the role a masterly control and emotional depth that pitilessly excavates every nuance in Beckett's text," wrote The Australian's Melbourne theatre critic...
    on Mar 12, 2010 By: Alison Croggon Source: The Australian

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