Pitiless is a related term of ferocious.
As adjectives the difference between pitiless and ferocious
is that pitiless
is having, or showing, no pity; merciless while ferocious
is marked by extreme and violent energy.
having, or showing, no pity; merciless
having no kindly feelings; unkind
Marked by extreme and violent energy.
, date=October 1
, author=Tom Fordyce
, title=Rugby World Cup 2011: England 16-12 Scotland
, work=BBC Sport
, passage=Scotland needed a victory by eight points to have a realistic chance of progressing to the knock-out stages, and for long periods of a ferocious
contest looked as if they might pull it off.}}
Extreme or intense.