heartless
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈhɑɹt.lɪs/
Adjective

heartless

  1. (obsolete) Without courage; fearful, cowardly. [10th–19th c.]
    • 1782, Frances Burney, Cecilia, II.iii.7:
      Cecilia then, though almost heartless, resolved upon talking with Mr. Harrel himself […].
  2. (now, rare) Listless, unenthusiastic. [from 14th c.]
  3. Without a physical heart. [from 15th c.]
  4. Without feeling, emotion, or concern for others; uncaring. [from 16th c.]
    His heartless actions and cold manner left her saddened and feeling alone.
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