unfeeling

adjective un·feel·ing \ ˌən-ˈfē-liŋ \
Updated on: 17 May 2018

Definition of unfeeling

1 : devoid of feeling : insensate
  • an unfeeling corpse
2 : lacking kindness or sympathy : hard-hearted
  • an unfeeling brute

unfeelingly

play \ˌən-ˈfē-liŋ-lē\ adverb

unfeelingness

noun

Examples of unfeeling in a Sentence

  1. She says the most unfeeling things.

  2. How can you be so cold and unfeeling?

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First Known Use of unfeeling

before 12th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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UNFEELING Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of unfeeling for English Language Learners

  • : not kind or sympathetic toward other people


UNFEELING Defined for Kids

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adjective un·feel·ing \ ˌən-ˈfē-liŋ \

Definition of unfeeling for Students

: having no kindness or sympathy : cruel
  • an unfeeling joke


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