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heart·less

 (härt′lĭs)
adj.
1. Devoid of compassion or feeling; pitiless.
2. Archaic Devoid of courage or enthusiasm; spiritless.

heart′less·ly adv.
heart′less·ness n.

heartless

(ˈhɑːtlɪs)
adj
unkind or cruel; hard-hearted
ˈheartlessly adv
ˈheartlessness n

heart•less

(ˈhɑrt lɪs)

adj.
1. unfeeling; unkind; harsh; cruel.
2. Archaic. lacking courage or enthusiasm; spiritless; disheartened.
[1300–50]
heart′less•ly, adv.
heart′less•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.heartless - lacking in feeling or pity or warmth
2.heartless - devoid of courage or enthusiasm
archaicism, archaism - the use of an archaic expression
spiritless - lacking ardor or vigor or energy; "a spiritless reply to criticism"

heartless

heartless

adjective
Translations
قاسي القَلْب، عَديم الرأفَه
krutý
hjerteløs
szívtelen
harîbrjósta, tilfinningalaus
brezsrčen
duygusuzkalpsiz

heartless

[ˈhɑːtlɪs] ADJdespiadado, cruel

heartless

[ˈhɑːrtləs] adj [person] → sans cœur, insensible; [action] → cruel(le)heart monitor nmoniteur m cardiaqueheart murmur nsouffle m au cœurheart operation nopération f du cœurheart problem nproblème m cardiaqueheart rate heart-rate nrythme m cardiaqueheart-rending heartrending [ˈhɑːrtrendɪŋ] adj [sight, sound] → déchirant(e)heart-searching [ˈhɑːrtsɜːrtʃɪŋ] n
after much heart-searching he ... → après s'être longuement interrogé, il ...heart-shaped [ˈhɑːrtʃeɪpt] adjen (forme de) cœur

heartless

[ˈhɑːtlɪs] adjspietato/a, crudele, senza cuore, insensibile

heart

(haːt) noun
1. the organ which pumps blood through the body. How fast does a person's heart beat?; (also adjective) heart disease; a heart specialist.
2. the central part. I live in the heart of the city; in the heart of the forest; the heart of a lettuce; Let's get straight to the heart of the matter/problem.
3. the part of the body where one's feelings, especially of love, conscience etc are imagined to arise. She has a kind heart; You know in your heart that you ought to go; She has no heart (= She is not kind).
4. courage and enthusiasm. The soldiers were beginning to lose heart.
5. a symbol supposed to represent the shape of the heart; a white dress with little pink hearts on it; heart-shaped.
6. one of the playing-cards of the suit hearts, which have red symbols of this shape on them.
-hearted
kind-hearted; hard-hearted; broken-hearted.
ˈhearten verb
to encourage or cheer up. We were greatly heartened by the good news.
ˈheartless adjective
cruel; very unkind. a heartless remark.
ˈheartlessly adverb
ˈheartlessness noun
hearts noun plural
(sometimes treated as noun singular) one of the four card suits. the two of hearts.
ˈhearty adjective
1. very friendly. a hearty welcome.
2. enthusiastic. a hearty cheer.
3. very cheerful; too cheerful. a hearty person/laugh.
4. (of meals) large. He ate a hearty breakfast.
5. (of a person's appetite) large.
ˈheartily adverb
ˈheartiness noun
ˈheartache noun
(a feeling of) great sadness.
heart attack
a sudden failure of the heart to function correctly, sometimes causing death. My father has had a slight heart attack.
ˈheartbeat noun
(the sound of) the regular movement of the heart.
ˈheartbreak noun
(something which causes) great sorrow. I have suffered many heartbreaks in my life.
ˈheartbroken adjective
feeling very great sorrow. a heartbroken widow.
ˈheartburn noun
a burning feeling in the chest caused by indigestion. She suffers from heartburn after meals.
heart failure
the sudden stopping of the heart's beating. the old man died of heart failure.
ˈheartfelt adjective
sincere. heartfelt thanks.
ˌheart-to-ˈheart adjective
open and sincere, usually in private. I'm going to have a heart-to-heart talk with him.
noun
an open and sincere talk, usually in private. After our heart-to-heart I felt more cheerful.
ˈheart-warming adjective
causing a person to feel pleasure. It was heart-warming to see the happiness of the children.
at heart
really; basically. He seems rather stern but he is at heart a very kind man.
break someone's heart
to cause someone great sorrow. If you leave her, it'll break her heart.
by heart
from memory; by memorizing. The children know their multiplication tables by heart; Actors must learn their speeches (off) by heart.
from the bottom of one's heart
very sincerely. She thanked him from the bottom of her heart.
have a change of heart
to change a decision etc, usually to a better, kinder one. He's had a change of heart – he's going to help us after all.
have a heart!
show some pity!.
have at heart
to have a concern for or interest in. He has the interest of his workers at heart.
heart and soul
with all one's attention and energy. She devoted herself heart and soul to caring for her husband.
lose heart
to become discouraged.
not have the heart to
not to want or be unkind enough to (do something unpleasant). I don't have the heart to tell him that everyone laughed at his suggestions.
set one's heart on / have one's heart set on
to want very much. He had set his heart on winning the prize; He had his heart set on winning.
take heart
to become encouraged or more confident.
take to heart
1. to be made very sad or upset by. You mustn't take his unkind remarks to heart.
2. to pay attention to. He's taken my criticism to heart – his work has improved.
to one's heart's content
as much as one wants. She could play in the big garden to her heart's content.
with all one's heart
very willingly or sincerely. I hope with all my heart that you will be happy.
References in classic literature ?
She didn't want Laurie to think her a heartless, worldly creature.
The heartless world which Marguerite re-entered with Varville had never been so glittering and reckless as on the night when it gathered in Olympe's salon for the fourth act.
the suffering angel had remained in the heartless state of celibacy twenty long years, and that for the sake of a man who could forget her
Is it that by its indefiniteness it shadows forth the heartless voids and immensities of the universe, and thus stabs us from behind with the thought of annihilation, when beholding the white depths of the milky way?
The intense concentration of self in the middle of such a heartless immensity, my God
It made me homesick to look around over this proud and gaudy but heartless barrenness and remember that in our house in East Hartford, all unpretending as it was, you couldn't go into a room but you would find an insurance-chromo, or at least a three-color God-Bless-Our-Home over the door; and in the parlor we had nine.
They were honest, honorable men in their dealings, but the people had given them a couple of nicknames which were very suggestive--Herr Givenaught and Herr Heartless.
They began to talk; their conversation eased me completely: frivolous, mercenary, heartless, and senseless, it was rather calculated to weary than enrage a listener.
If they died I should feel as if I'd been a bad lad and somehow treated them heartless.
I try to keep my temper," she said, "and you call me heartless for doing it.
Lorry's inquiries into Miss Pross's personal history had established the fact that her brother Solomon was a heartless scoundrel who had stripped her of everything she possessed, as a stake to speculate with, and had abandoned her in her poverty for evermore, with no touch of compunction.
But I had quite determined that it would be a heartless fraud to take more money from my patron in the existing state of my uncertain thoughts and plans.