Pitiless vs Ferocious - What's the difference?

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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.

pitiless

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • having, or showing, no pity; merciless
  • having no kindly feelings; unkind
  • Derived terms

    * pitilessly

    Anagrams

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    ferocious

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Marked by extreme and violent energy.
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  • Extreme or intense.
  • Synonyms

    * fierce

    Derived terms

    * ferociously