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ruthless (adj.)

early 14c., from reuthe "pity, compassion" (see ruth) + -less. Ruthful (early 13c.) has fallen from use since late 17c. except as a deliberate archaism. Related: Ruthlessly; ruthlessness.

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Definitions of ruthless from WordNet

ruthless (adj.)
without mercy or pity;
an act of ruthless ferocity
Synonyms: pitiless / remorseless / unpitying
From wordnet.princeton.edu

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