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cold-hearted

[ kohld-hahr-tid ]
/ ˈkoʊldˈhɑr tɪd /
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adjective

lacking sympathy or feeling; indifferent; unkind.

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Origin of cold-hearted

First recorded in 1600–10

OTHER WORDS FROM cold-hearted

cold·heart·ed·ly, adjectivecold-heart·ed·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for cold-hearted

cold-hearted

adjective

lacking in feeling or warmth; unkind

Derived forms of cold-hearted

cold-heartedly, adverbcold-heartedness, noun
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