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Ruthless

Antonyms for ruthless:

compassionate, affectionate, tender, kind, sympathetic, humane, understanding, merciful.

Synonyms for ruthless:

Sense 1

fierce, powerful, conscienceless.

Sense 2

unscrupulous, unethical, unprincipled, unchristian, unconscionable.

cruel

unrelenting.

heartless

loveless.

monotonous

mechanistic.

nasty

dirty.

revengeful

vindictive.

ruthless

inclement.

unkind

nasty.

Other synonyms and related words:

obdurate, loveless, unconscionable, indurate, stonyhearted, unscrupulous, affectless, mechanistic, uncharitable, unethical, remorseless, conscienceless, soulless, unchristian, unprincipled, unsparing, Hard-hearted, fierce, unkind, vindictive, desensitized, ironhearted, compassionless, slash-and-burn, inclement, take-no-prisoners, nasty, powerful, thick-skinned, unrelenting.

brutal (adjective)

bestial, rude, coarse, cruel, gross, ferocious, rough, carnal, brutal, barbarous, savage, brutish, inhuman.

insensitive (adjective)

insensitive, emotionless, nonchalant, cold-blooded, hard-boiled, cool, hardhearted, uncompassionate, hard, passionless, heartless, tough, aloof, numb, unfeeling, blunt, detached, objective, passive, hardened, unsympathetic, indifferent, unconcerned, anesthetized, dispassionate, callous, stony, unemotional, apathetic.

mean, heartless (adjective)

remorseless, implacable, savage, cutthroat, inhuman, ferocious, obdurate, unsympathetic, inexorable, unfeeling, pitiless, unrelenting, barbarous, stern, Hard-hearted, cold-blooded, fierce, stony, unforgiving, merciless, dog-eat-dog, relentless, unyielding, brutal, hard, cruel, unmerciful, vindictive, callous.

murderous (adjective)

bloodthirsty.

pitiless (adjective)

inhumane, unmerciful, demoniac, cutthroat, dog-eat-dog, Fiendish, bloodthirsty, unpitying, unfeeling, unsympathetic, merciless, stony, unforgiving, pitiless, hardhearted, barbaric, brutal, hellish, cruel, uncompassionate.

resolute (adjective)

fearless, decisive, dedicated, steely, faithful, steadfast, tough, deliberate, zealous, earnest, unchangeable, tenacious, loyal, courageous, indomitable, headstrong, relentless, iron-willed, tireless, staunch, stubborn, constant, dogged, decided, plucky, persevering, insistent, resolved, persistent, firm, committed, determined, unflinching, true, intent, unbending, stern, thorough, dauntless, set, hearty, serious, indefatigable, uncompromising, unyielding, spunky, willing, reliable, unwavering, implacable, unshakeable, valiant, bold, steady, inexorable, bullheaded, diligent, strong-minded, devoted, strong-willed, resolute.

unsparing (adjective)

unsparing.

Sense 3 (noun)

unscrupulous, unethical, unprincipled, conscienceless, unconscionable.

ruthless (noun)

unpitying, remorseless, unmerciful, merciless, pitiless.

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