adjective \-ləs\

: very cruel

Full Definition of HEARTLESS

archaic :  spiritless
:  lacking feeling :  cruel
heart·less·ly adverb
heart·less·ness noun

Examples of HEARTLESS

  1. <a heartless boss who would fire people for missing work, even if they were sick as a dog>
  2. <his heartless whipping of runaway slaves virtually to the point of death shocked even other slave owners>

First Known Use of HEARTLESS

14th century

Rhymes with HEARTLESS


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