Q: What is the Antonym or Opposite word of Ruthless?

  • Ruthless
  • General Meaning Cold-hearted, Unmerciful, Cruel
    Usage Ruthless is used as an adjective in such situation or circumstances where a person is showing cruel attitude or behavior.
  • Antonym 1 Merciful, Kind-hearted
    Meaning 1 Unsympathetic
    Sentence 1 1. We’ll have to be ruthless if we want to make this company more profitable.
    2. Some ruthless rules are necessary to regulate the performance of the government.
  • Antonym 2 Benevolent
    Meaning 2 Cold-blooded
    Sentence 2 He has a ruthless determination to succeed.
  • Antonym 3 Sympathetic
    Meaning 3 Pitiless
    Sentence 3 1. This genocide is done by a ruthless dictator.
    2. Her behavior at the first day of the job was ruthless.


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