ruthless - definition and synonyms

adjective 

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/ˈruːθləs/
  1. willing to make other people suffer so that you can achieve your aims

    a ruthless dictator/killer

    She showed a ruthless determination to succeed in her career.

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derived words

ruthlessly

 

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adverb

Any form of protest is ruthlessly suppressed.

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ruthlessness

noun [uncountable]