spietato

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Etymology[edit]

s- +‎ pietà

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spietato (feminine singular spietata, masculine plural spietati, feminine plural spietate)

  1. merciless, ruthless, pitiless, cruel
    Synonym: malvagio
    • 1836, Jacopo Ferretti, Torquato Tasso[1]:
      ELEONORA: Rendermi il cor bëato / Perché, destin spietato, / Per poi cangiarmi in lagrime / Tanta felicità?
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  2. fierce, bitter, relentless
    Synonyms: feroce, insistente, incessante

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