Definition of mercenariness in English:

mercenariness

noun

  • See mercenary

    • ‘The lack of mercenariness was a distinctive feature of this brilliant practical surgeon.’
    • ‘But alas, the mercenariness prevalent in our game will ensure that the high turnover of personnel at the Jags will rise exponentially with the club's success.’
    • ‘Everything hinges on a young woman's disguise as a chevalier, ostensibly to witness first-hand the mercenariness of a potential husband, Lelio.’
    • ‘My immediate reaction, however, was to despair of the sheer mercenariness of it all.’
    • ‘What dismayed me the most about the exchanges on the website was the display of simple, raw mercenariness among new lawyers just entering the profession.’

Pronunciation

mercenariness

/ˈmərs(ə)nˌerēnəs//ˈmərs(ə)nˌɛrinəs/