hardhearted

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj hardhearted devoid of feeling for others "an unfeeling wretch"
    • adj hardhearted lacking in feeling or pity or warmth
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Usage

In literature:

Crack my son over the head, will you, you hardhearted, murtherin' divil?
"Sister Carrie" by Theodore Dreiser
And I had been thinking you hardhearted!
"Mary Gray" by Katharine Tynan
They tell me anything and I'm not hardhearted enough to even indicate that I don't believe them.
"Highways in Hiding" by George Oliver Smith
The hardhearted man granted to the entreaties of his children what compassion would not bestow.
"Traditions of the North American Indians, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by James Athearn Jones
She persuaded herself, all the time, that she was doing right, and that he was a hardhearted father not to listen to her.
"Olive A Novel" by Dinah Maria Craik, (AKA Dinah Maria Mulock)
Not that she was hardhearted or selfish.
"Gulmore, The Boss" by Frank Harris
But Jack resolved to try the hardhearted debtor, himself.
"The Hoosier School-boy" by Edward Eggleston
Mr. Pitiless, Mr. Hardheart, Mr. Forget-good, Mr. No-truth, Mr.
"Mystic London:" by Charles Maurice Davies
Sally was mysteriously hardhearted about them, while fully admitting their claims on the public.
"Somehow Good" by William de Morgan
She was bold in her manners, fond of herself, and hardhearted to everybody else.
"The Fairchild Family" by Mary Martha Sherwood
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In news:

Tragic tale a clear result of a hardhearted border.
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