heartless

[ hahrt-lis ]
/ ˈhɑrt lɪs /
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adjective

unfeeling; unkind; unsympathetic; harsh; cruel: heartless words; a heartless ruler.
Archaic. lacking courage or enthusiasm; spiritless; disheartened.

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Origin of heartless

1300–50; Middle English herteles,Old English heortlēas.See heart, -less

OTHER WORDS FROM heartless

heart·less·ly, adverbheart·less·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for heartless

heartless
/ (ˈhɑːtlɪs) /

adjective

unkind or cruel; hard-hearted

Derived forms of heartless

heartlessly, adverbheartlessness, noun
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