What does the word ruthless mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Ruthlessness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Merciless.

Usage examples for ruthless

  1. Vaniman was in a mood to poke ruthless facts against his aches. – When Egypt Went Broke by Holman Day
  2. He was absolutely ruthless. – The Jervaise Comedy by J. D. Beresford
  3. The imperial shade of Don John's father might have risen to approve the son who had so dutifully revived his bloody edicts and his ruthless policy. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley