a.1.Inhuman; cruel.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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``A sovereign shame so elbows him; his own unkindness, that stripped her of his benediction, turned her to foreign casualties, gave her dear rights to his dog-hearted daughters - these things sting his mind so venomously that that burning shame detains him from Cordelia.''