Definition of cold-hearted in English:

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Pronunciation: /kəʊldˈhɑːtɪd/


Lacking affection or warmth; unfeeling: Tom was unloved by his cold-hearted wife
More example sentences
  • Before Logan came into my life, all those rumours you probably heard about me being a cold-hearted and uncaring cheerleader were all true.
  • He comes across as harsh and cold-hearted, but is not afraid to show Keel's warmer side if need be.
  • It's hard to empathise with a cold-hearted man who, in developing the electric chair, first practised on household pets.
unfeeling, unloving, uncaring, unsympathetic, unemotional, unfriendly, uncharitable, unkind, insensitive, indifferent, detached;
hard-hearted, stony-hearted, with a heart of stone, heartless, hard, harsh, austere, cold



Example sentences
  • She lured my son into a situation, made him vulnerable and then brutally and cold-heartedly killed him.
  • Look at it cold-heartedly, who has more motive to concoct a story?
  • Science can measure and balance acreages in this way just as cold-heartedly as commerce; developers involved in such trading undoubtedly have the assistance of ecologists.


Example sentences
  • This is the perfect mood to be in for my award-winning cynicism and inhuman cold-heartedness.
  • To his first wife he revealed a cold-heartedness that bordered on brutality.
  • It's easy to condemn the cold-heartedness of big business, the callousness of large corporations.

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