heartlessly

heartless

[hahrt-lis]
adjective
1.
unfeeling; unkind; unsympathetic; harsh; cruel: heartless words; a heartless ruler.
2.
Archaic. lacking courage or enthusiasm; spiritless; disheartened.

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

heartlessly, adverb
heartlessness, noun
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heartless (ˈhɑːtlɪs)
 
adj
unkind or cruel; hard-hearted
 
'heartlessly
 
adv
 
'heartlessness
 
n

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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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