adjective \ˈhärd-ˌīd\

: looking at things in a very critical way without emotion

Full Definition of HARD-EYED

:  hard or cold in manner or approach :  dispassionate <a hard–eyed view of the candidates>

First Known Use of HARD-EYED

circa 1844


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