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Definition of "heartlessness" []

  • The characteristic of being heartless. (noun)

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Use "heartlessness" in a sentence
  • "As a matter of fact, what you call heartlessness is sheer broad-mindedness on my part."
  • "Specs were lowered, true, but the reason that the Conservative Party were able to attend to immediate need, did not lie in heartlessness."
  • "The death had left no regret upon her; it only gave her for a while a graver shadow over the brilliancy of her youth and of her beauty, and gave her for always -- or for so long, at least, as she chose to use it -- a plea for that indifference to men's worship of her which their sex called heartlessness; which her own sex thought an ultra-refined coquetry; and which was, in real truth, neither the one nor the other, but simply the negligence of a woman very difficult to touch, and, as it had seemed, impossible to charm."