- unfeeling; unmerciful; pitiless.
Origin of hardhearted
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heartless, merciless, mean, unforgiving.
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Examples from the Web for hardhearted
She was bold in her manners, fond of herself, and hardhearted to everybody else.The Fairchild Family
Mary Martha Sherwood
He wondered what made them so hardhearted and their children so bold.Amy Foster
That hardhearted Lord —— seemed to be diverted by the scene.Life and Letters of Lord Macaulay
George Otto Trevelyan
Crack my son over the head, will you, you hardhearted, murtherin' divil?Sister Carrie
You are bound to think me hardhearted; but that is not the case.Three Comedies
Bjrnstjerne M. Bjrnson
- unkind or intolerant
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