Definition of unpitying in English:



  • Not feeling or showing pity.

    ‘a flat, unpitying voice’
    • ‘Aldo Rossi was one of the twentieth century's most tender and thoughtful writers about the city, so it is a paradox that his urban work was often exceedingly tough, inhuman and unpitying.’
    • ‘Was there a heart beneath that unfeeling, unpitying character?’
    • ‘The last element required for the success of the future hoax was a savage, unpitying streak which both of them had in abundance.’
    • ‘The unpitying glares he gave as he slashed his opponents.’
    • ‘It does not matter that the unpitying genetic technology of DNA testing has shown that Anna Anderson was not Anastasia but a Polish factory girl.’
    merciless, pitiless, cruel, heartless, hard-hearted, hard, stony-hearted, stony, with a heart of stone, cold-blooded, cold-hearted, harsh, callous, severe, unmerciful, unrelenting, unsparing, unforgiving, unfeeling, uncaring, unsympathetic, uncharitable, lacking compassion



/ˌənˈpidēiNG/ /ˌənˈpɪdiɪŋ/