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false-heart·ed

(fôls′här′tĭd)
adj.
Of a deceitful nature; treacherous.

false′-heart′ed·ness n.
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false-hearted

adj
literary treacherous
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false′-heart′ed



adj.
treacherous or deceitful; perfidious.
[1565–75]
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I thought to myself then he was a false-hearted wretch; but, now, to see such a fine, rich, beautiful lady as you be, forsaken for such an ordinary woman; for to be sure so she is, and another man's wife into the bargain.
The Templar smiled sourly as he replied, ``Beshrew thee for a false-hearted liar!'' and passing onward, as if disdaining farther conference, he communed with his Moslem slaves in a language unknown to the bystanders.
So decidedly are amiability and mildness their characteristics, that I confess I look upon that youth who distinguished himself by the slaughter of these inoffensive persons, as a false-hearted brigand, who, pretending to philanthropic motives, was secretly influenced only by the wealth stored up within their castles, and the hope of plunder.