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Definition of "hard-heartedness" [hard-heartedness]

  • The character of being hard-hearted; want of feeling or tenderness; cruelty; inhumanity. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "hard-heartedness" in a sentence
  • "The leads were allowed to be most heavyhearted — say, after having to take out a foe whose humanity was briefly glimpsed — but hard-heartedness was kept generally to the casting margins, or acknowledged under the cover of exigency."
  • "Put away the self-defeating behavior of hard-heartedness that has you enslaved by thanking Jesus for forgiving you."
  • "Unlike the effects of alcoholism, you will not develop cirrhosis of the liver—just hard-heartedness, which can be equally detrimental to your health."