Definition of hard-hearted in English:

hard-hearted

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adjective

Derivatives

hard-heartedly

adverb
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  • He reacts decisively and, at times, hard-heartedly to the necessities of the setting and the situation.
  • The latter are obviously on the fringes of the law, but it is very difficult to turn them away hard-heartedly when they land up at your doorstep with a cheerful namaste.
  • We speak of inhuman cruelty when atrocities are so hard-heartedly cruel that we cannot conceive of ourselves as inflicting them.

hard-heartedness

noun
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  • The hypocrisy and plain hard-heartedness of this administration beggars belief.
  • The hard-heartedness is a bit of a shock but what's really got me gobsmacked is intensity of people's views.
  • In his encyclical letter in 1891, Pope Leo XIII pulled no punches: ‘It has come to pass that working [people] have been surrendered, isolated and helpless, to the hard-heartedness of employers and the greed of unchecked competition.’

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