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heartless

[hahrt-lis] /ˈhɑrt lɪs/
adjective
1.
unfeeling; unkind; unsympathetic; harsh; cruel:
heartless words; a heartless ruler.
2.
Archaic. lacking courage or enthusiasm; spiritless; disheartened.
Origin
1300-1350
1300-50; Middle English herteles, Old English heortlēas. See heart, -less
Related forms
heartlessly, adverb
heartlessness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for heartlessly

heartless

/ˈhɑːtlɪs/
adjective
1.
unkind or cruel; hard-hearted
Derived Forms
heartlessly, adverb
heartlessness, noun
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Word Origin and History for heartlessly
heartless
early 14c., from heart + -less. Originally "dejected;" sense of "callous, cruel" is not certainly attested before Shelley used it so in 1816.
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