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Noun1.coldheartedness - an absence of concern for the welfare of others
unconcern - a feeling of lack of concern
mercilessness, pitilessness, ruthlessness, cruelty - feelings of extreme heartlessness
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At first people were still very enthusiastic to help, very selfless, but sooner or later this kindness and empathy would turn into coldheartedness and apathy.
The aim of this study is to study, in the general population, the relationship of the difference between the bizygomatic and bigonial width (width difference WD) and psychological characteristics, such as: 1) self-reliance, 2) the ability to describe, exhibit and express emotions; and 3) coldheartedness.
The original developers of the scale proposed that the PPI consists of eight subscales assessing: impulsive nonconformity, blame externalization, Machiavellian egocentricity, carefree nonplanfulness, stress immunity, social potency, fearlessness, and coldheartedness (Lilienfeld & Andrews 1996).
Veridian's coldheartedness is perfectly embodied by Portia de Rossi from Ally McBeal.
His departure, too, was silent." On which Elias Canetti commented, "If only the coldheartedness and indifference expressed in those words had remained unspoken!"
We are overcoming callousness and coldheartedness. We are overcoming hate with love, and iniquity with righteousness.