adv. in a merciless manner

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  • unmercifully — [[t]ʌnmɜ͟ː(r)sɪfʊli[/t]] ADV: usu ADV with v, also ADV adj If you do something unmercifully, you do it a lot, showing no pity. Uncle Sebastian used to tease Mother and Daddy unmercifully that all they could produce was girls. Syn: mercilessly …   English dictionary

  • unmercifully — unmerciful ► ADJECTIVE ▪ showing no mercy. DERIVATIVES unmercifully adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • Unmercifully — Unmerciful Un*mer ci*ful, a. Not merciful; indisposed to mercy or grace; cruel; inhuman; merciless; unkind. {Un*mer ci*ful*ly}, adv. {Un*mer ci*ful*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unmercifully — adverb see unmerciful …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • unmercifully — See unmerciful. * * * …   Universalium

  • unmercifully — adverb In an unmerciful manner …   Wiktionary

  • unmercifully — un·mercifully …   English syllables

  • unmercifully — adverb without pity; in a merciless manner he was mercilessly trounced by his opponent in the House • Syn: ↑mercilessly, ↑pitilessly, ↑remorselessly • Derived from adjective: ↑remorseless (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • unmerciful — unmercifully, adv. unmercifulness, n. /un merr si feuhl/, adj. 1. merciless; relentless; severe; cruel; pitiless. 2. unsparingly great, extreme, or excessive, as amounts: to talk for an unmerciful length of time. [1475 85; UN 1 + MERCIFUL] * * * …   Universalium

  • lambasted — v. beat unmercifully; rebuke strongly, reprimand (also lambaste) lam·baste || læm beɪst v. beat unmercifully; rebuke strongly, reprimand (also lambast) …   English contemporary dictionary

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