heartless

play
adjective heart·less \ˈhärt-ləs\

Definition of heartless

  1. 1 archaic :  spiritless

  2. 2 :  lacking feeling :  cruel

heartlessly

adverb

heartlessness

noun

Examples of heartless in a sentence

  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

14th Century

First Known Use of heartless

14th century


HEARTLESS Defined for English Language Learners

heartless

play
adjective heart·less \ˈhärt-ləs\

Definition of heartless for English Language Learners

  • : very cruel


HEARTLESS Defined for Kids

heartless

play
adjective heart·less \ˈhärt-ləs\

Definition of heartless for Students



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up heartless? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).