unpitying


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Synonyms for unpitying

Synonyms for unpitying

without mercy or pity

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The various tricks of the marriage market are enumerated with a bold, unpitying crudity.
For too many months of 2004 the world saw the warlike, unpitying face of America, caught up in a conflict it should never have started.
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.
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.
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"