ruthless
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈɹuːθləs/
Adjective

ruthless

  1. Without pity or compassion; cruel, pitiless.
    Antonyms: ruthful
    • 1725, Alexander Pope et al. (translators), Homer (author), The Odyssey of Homer, Volume I, Bernard Lintot, page 10 ↗:
      At length their rage the hoſtile Pow’rs reſtrain, / All but the ruthleſs Monarch of the Main.
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