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Origin of heartless
Examples from the Web for heartless
But the Sawyer case, combined with the heartless parsimony of all lethal outbreaks, means that the truth will out and soon.
In California, Christie shot back: “That is not a heartless position, that is a common-sense position.”
Some offenders are literally coldblooded, heartless killers.
Remember the flak that Texas Gov. Rick Perry took last cycle for calling critics of illegal immigrants “heartless”?Ted Cruz, the Anti-Rubio Who Is Determined to Stop Immigration Reform|David Catanese|May 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The effortless transformation of Justin Bieber from dreamy teen heartthrob to heartless, self-centered pop star continues apace.Justin Bieber Abandons Mally The Monkey To German Authorities|Tom Sykes|April 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I'd as soon die here as live much longer among those cruel and heartless people.Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz|L. Frank Baum
He found the heartless Professor quite oblivious to Mrs. Jasher's sufferings, so taken up was he with the newly found mummy.The Green Mummy|Fergus Hume
The intense concentration of self in the middle of such a heartless immensity, my God!Moby Dick; or The Whale|Herman Melville
She was equally ready for their hearty kindness or their equally strong and heartless brutality.The Red Cross Barge|Marie Belloc Lowndes
You can not deny that she is heartless and capricious; you admitted as much the other day.Sybil Chase|Ann S. Stephens
Old English heortleas "dispirited, dejected;" see heart + -less. In Middle English with expanded senses "lacking in courage; foolish; listless; half-hearted; sluggish." Sense of "callous, cruel" is not certainly attested before Shelley used it in 1816. Literal meaning "lacking a heart, lifeless" (mid-15c.) is rare. Related: Heartlessly; heartlessness.