Examples of heartless in a Sentence
a heartless boss who would fire people for missing work, even if they were sick as a dog
his heartless whipping of runaway slaves virtually to the point of death shocked even other slave owners
Recent Examples of heartless from the Web
To think in such a manner can certainly be considered heartless.
After the echo of the final whistle had evaporated into that heartless night, my boy trudged that long, final walk across the pitch.
What a heartless, wicked, brainless thing to do! . .
This man was like all the others before him: unrepentant, cold, heartless.
What kind of heartless robot wouldn’t care any how the teams around here do?
Trump is telling blatant lies to support his anti-immigrant narrative and justifying his heartless decision to end the program in the first place.
Honestly, who has time to cry over Arie's heartless breakup when there are so many personal trainers wearing suits with eyes just for you?
Still, the question remains: How could Luyendyk have been so heartless?
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callous, case-hardened, cold-blooded, compassionless, desensitized, hard, hard-boiled, hard-hearted, indurate, inhuman, inhumane, insensate, insensitive, ironhearted, merciless, obdurate, pitiless, remorseless, ruthless, soulless, stony (also stoney), take-no-prisoners, thick-skinned, uncharitable, unfeeling, unmerciful, unsparing, unsympathetic;
HEARTLESS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of heartless for English Language Learners
: very cruel
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