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cold-hearted

[kohld-hahr-tid] /ˈkoʊldˈhɑr tɪd/
adjective
1.
lacking sympathy or feeling; indifferent; unkind.
Origin
1600-1610
1600-10
Related forms
coldheartedly, adjective
cold-heartedness, noun
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  • The normally cold-hearted instructor is surprised when he finds himself genuinely returning her affections.
British Dictionary definitions for cold-hearted

cold-hearted

adjective
1.
lacking in feeling or warmth; unkind
Derived Forms
cold-heartedly, adverb
cold-heartedness, noun
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Word Origin and History for cold-hearted
adj.

c.1600, from cold (adj.) + hearted. Originally in Shakespeare. Old English had cealdheort (adj.) "cruel."

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