Unfeelingness
Unfeeling Un*feel"ing, a. 1. Destitute of feeling; void of sensibility; insensible; insensate. [1913 Webster]

2. Without kind feelings; cruel; hard-hearted. [1913 Webster]

To each his sufferings: all are men, Condemned alike to groan; The tender for another's pain, Th' unfeeling for his own. --Gray. [1913 Webster] -- {Un*feel"ing*ly}, adv. -- {Un*feel"ing*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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