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Webster 1913 Edition


Heartless

Heart′less

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Adj.
1.
Without a heart.
You have left me
heartless
; mine is in your bosom.
J. Webster.
2.
Destitute of courage; spiritless; despondent.
Heartless
they fought, and quitted soon their ground.
Dryden.
Heartless
and melancholy.
W. Irwing.
Heart′less-ly
,
adv.
Heart′less-ness
,
Noun.

Webster 1828 Edition


Heartless

HE`ARTLESS

,
Adj.
Without courage; spiritless; faint-hearted.
Heartless they fought, and quitted soon their ground.

Definition 2022


heartless

heartless

English

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heartless (comparative more heartless, superlative most heartless)

  1. Without a heart; specifically, without feeling, emotion, or concern for others; uncaring.
    His heartless actions and cold manner left her saddened and feeling alone.
    • 2012 April 29, Nathan Rabin, “TV: Review: THE SIMPSONS (CLASSIC): “Treehouse of Horror III” (season 4, episode 5; originally aired 10/29/1992)”, in (Please provide the title of the work):
      Mr. Burns is similarly perfectly cast as a heartless capitalist willing to do anything for a quick buck, even if it means endangering the lives of those around him and Marge elegantly rounds out the main cast as a good, pure-hearted and overly indulgent woman who sees the big, good heart (literally and metaphorically) of a monstrous man-brute.

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