Definition of black-hearted in English:

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black-hearted

adjective

literary
Cruel and wicked; evil: a black-hearted villain
More example sentences
  • I was a black-hearted father to my daughter.
  • Maybe he wasn't the black-hearted creature she'd thought him.
  • It's sick for the obituary to lionize a black-hearted murderer without even a mournful mention of his innocent victims.

Derivatives

black-heartedness

noun
Example sentences
  • It might be that each thief is a black-hearted scoundrel; but it is equally possible that black-heartedness is only a feature of one or two.
  • Animals can never hope to plumb the black-heartedness of men.
  • He was convinced of the black-heartedness of those who stood in his way.

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