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Definition of "marble-hearted" []

  • Having a heart, like marble; hard-hearted; cruel; insensible; incapable of being moved by pity, love, or sympathy.

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "marble-hearted" in a sentence
  • "QUESTION: Do you remember Tennyson's great statement that "ingratitude, thou marble-hearted fiend"?"
  • "To which the marble-hearted parent rejoined that there was a — sort of a kind of a — nursery, and it might be"
  • "'Ingratitude, thou marble-hearted fiend!', he lashes out at Goneril when she demands that he 'disquantity' his retinue of a hundred followers."