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cold-heart·ed

(kōld′här′tĭd)
adj.
Devoid of sympathy or feeling.

cold′-heart′ed·ly adv.
cold′-heart′ed·ness n.
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cold-hearted

adj
lacking in feeling or warmth; unkind
ˌcold-ˈheartedly adv
ˌcold-ˈheartedness n
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cold′-heart′ed



adj.
lacking sympathy or feeling; indifferent; unkind.
[1600–10]
cold′-heart′ed•ly, adv.
cold′-heart′ed•ness, n.
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cold-hearted

adjective
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cold-hearted

[ˈkəʊldˈhɑːtɪd] ADJinsensible, cruel
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cold-hearted

[ˌkəʊldˈhɑːtɪd] adjinsensibile
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He merely narrates stories to his friends and shows them cold-heartedly how the lady wrapped her heart and soul and gave him as presents.
Senior Investigating Officer, Detective Inspector Victoria Downing said: "Natalie was callously and cold-heartedly left fatally injured at the bottom of the stairs by Broadhurst yet he didn't call for help until 9.30am and then showed total disregard for what he had done when he spoke to the emergency services."
Five years later, he would return home from school, lure kindhearted animallover Ms Scourfield out of the farmhouse and cold-heartedly murder her with an axe and a samurai sword.
Whether these amendments were accidental or deliberate (with the latter option potentially being an attempt to test the waters with regards to introducing incremental reforms to religious laws), using anti-Ahmadi rhetoric as a defence mechanism is, once again, cold-heartedly cynical and morally reprehensible.
Even if many Filipinos have turned a blind eye and cold-heartedly ignored their plight, these families are plodding on with the help of advocates to find their footing and organize among themselves to take on this war on drugs.
Speaking after sentencing, procurator fiscal Ruth McQuaid said: "Mary Kelly was in a position of trust and cold-heartedly stole from the very people who relied on her for support and assistance.
One of the reasons why Ferguson was so successful at United was his ability to cold-heartedly dump the players he deemed surplus to requirements.
Men would joke about women having "cat fights." This social disconnection is dangerous, as disconnected women will turn away when another woman is in trouble with a man or group of men--and by extension is in any kind of trouble--and will say, fearfully, cold-heartedly, mercilessly, "she must have brought it on herself," leaving the victim vulnerable and alone.
He was especially enraged about rapid erosion of heritage and cultural landmarks of the City, which the officials had quite cold-heartedly replaced with ruins.
Jimmy can't bring himself to tell them how Carl died so Cain cold-heartedly blurts it out.