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[blak-hahr-tid] /ˈblækˈhɑr tɪd/
disposed to doing or wishing evil; malevolent; malicious.
Origin of black-hearted
First recorded in 1840-50
Related forms
black-heartedly, adverb
black-heartedness, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • "I have to say that I have been a bad, black-hearted man," he answered.

  • In the same way, he'd like to pose as a black-hearted villain.

    The Brentons Anna Chapin Ray
  • "Thou art a black-hearted woman," he answered, and so they fell to quarrelling vigorously.

    Operas Every Child Should Know Mary Schell Hoke Bacon
  • Get out your iron cubes for my fingers, you black-hearted villain!

    The Pirate of Panama William MacLeod Raine
  • Also, black-hearted villain that he was, that they would have a pleasant journey home.

    Marie H. Rider Haggard
  • Why, you black-hearted informer, see now what you've made by your cunnin'.

    Fardorougha, The Miser William Carleton
  • The black-hearted villain of melodrama isn't a patch on me when I'm stirred.

    Empire Builders Francis Lynde
  • "He is a black-hearted scoundrel," said the old baronet, wrathfully.

  • The black-hearted Queen went out to meet them, but her fair young daughter, Princess Elfrida, was not with her.

    Hereford Elizabeth W. Grierson

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