[ US /ˈhɑɹtɫəs/ ]
[ UK /hˈɑːtləs/ ]
  1. devoid of courage or enthusiasm
  2. lacking in feeling or pity or warmth
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How To Use heartless In A Sentence

  • A mother has hit out at heartless thieves who stole her son's memorial from a lamp-post.
  • And if some heartless creep makes rude remarks that hurt your friend, you are not responsible for his actions.
  • They will drink their wretched heartless stuff, such as they call claret, or wine of Medoc, or Bordeaux, or what not, with no more meaning than sour rennet, stirred with the pulp from the cider press, and strained through the cap of our Betty. Lorna Doone
  • He becomes cold, heartless and an egotistical exhibitionist; much like the man that left him for dead.
  • The world of kitsch is in a certain measure a heartless world, in which emotion is directed away from its proper target towards sugary stereotypes, permitting us to pay passing tribute to love and sorrow without the trouble of feeling them. Roger Scruton on Beauty
  • The play tells the story of a fabulously wealthy woman who seeks revenge on her heartless seducer.
  • It seemed like a heartless move by her. The Sun
  • While the young drifter proves he's not so heartless when he saves one of the kids from drowning, he is certainly not above cuckolding Les.
  • Our minister of justice is getting paid very well, I'm sure, for being assigned this position, but in the meantime he can heartlessly look the other way, and allow innocent people's lives to be destroyed.
  • I don't want to seem too heartless but - what? Times, Sunday Times
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