Definition of dedolent
: feeling no grief or compunction : callous
Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:
- More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
Origin and Etymology of dedolent
Latin dedolent-, dedolens, present participle of dedolēre to cease to grieve, from de from, away + dolēre to feel pain
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up dedolent? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).