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Synonyms for unpitying

without mercy or pity

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Dramatic sympathy thus appears still strongly weighted in his favor as, a small, starved, undaunted man, he is done to death by a huge, unpitying, well-fed one, visibly reinforced by the menacing encirclement of no less than five henchmen.
33) What is of more interest is the fact that Baretti here applies to Bowle the term--"tolondron'--which was to serve as a leitmotif of mockery running through the work that he wrote now with such destructive and unpitying polemical power in response to Bowle's Knight of the Ten Stars and where it would stand first in its title: Tolondron.
Denunciations of this phase, Godwin adds, are likely to reflect the blighted desires of elders (with shades, perhaps, of Blake's Experience): "Enamoured of black forebodings, and gorged with misanthropy, they pour out their ill-omened prophesyings with unpitying cruelty" (157).
Marinetti, the founder of Italian futurism, was that the struggle between cultural tradition and the forces of industrial innovation was "relentless, unpitying, and weighted in favour of the modern.
The immediate downside of this unpitying commercialism is it deprives those forced to work in these establishments the opportunity to be with their families and loved ones.
Then against all that unpitying universe those two poor voices rise in piteous appeal, like the cry of lost children:
14) Noel Polk, Stevens's harshest critic, characterizes him as weak, capricious, unpitying, duplicitous, and out to crucify Temple (see Faulkner's Requiem, pp.
Much that is meritorious in Petrushevskaya's fiction lies in her fine use of the skaz technique, as her unpitying, distanced, and impertinent narrator brings a fresh, albeit gruesome, perspective to familiar issues of gender.
The strongest motivating factor involved in the wars was not religion but nationalism, drawing on "a distant tribal past"--a tendency to view the outsider with dark suspicion and the opponent as an enemy to be rendered harmless by "total and unpitying destruction"
After encountering a group of Samanas, peripatetic renunciates, "lean jackals in the world of men" around whom "hovered an atmosphere of still passion, of devastating service of unpitying self-denial" (9), Siddhartha makes the fateful decision to leave his father's palace and to join them.
From her unpitying statements to Claudio in the prison scene--"I'll pray a thousand prayers for thy death; / No word to save thee"; "'Tis best that thou diest quickly" (3.
His face is pudgy and soft, with black, unpitying eyes sunk deep in his head, like raisins in cookie dough.
As the purse-lipped court doctor, William Sadler deftly exploits an unpitying vein in the playwright's humor, while Brian Hutchison clanks around amusingly as an armor-clad guard, bellowing royal decrees.