unfeeling; unmerciful; pitiless.
- hard·heart·ed·ly, adverb
- hard·heart·ed·ness, noun
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How to use hardhearted in a sentence
We were accused of being hard-hearted, hypocritical, and a long list of other things for not having done so.
Against such a background, the political satirist must be hard-nosed, hard-hearted and—it must be said—self-interested.
Your father is not a hard hearted man; when his passion is over he will be the first to want you back.The World Before Them | Susanna Moodie
You seem to think, retorted the doctor, that every body is disposed to be hard-hearted to-day except yourself.Oliver Twist, Vol. II (of 3) | Charles Dickens
The hard-hearted executor of the law was brought within the influence of her enchantment.Madame Roland, Makers of History | John S. C. Abbott
British Dictionary definitions for hardhearted
unkind or intolerant
- hardheartedly, adverb
- hardheartedness, noun
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