cold-heartedness
cold-heartedness cold"-heart`ed*ness n. an absence of concern for the welfare of others; indifference to the suffering of others.

Syn: heartlessness, hardheartedness. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • cold-heartedness — coldhearted cold heart ed, cold hearted cold heart ed, a. Wanting passion or feeling or emotional warmth; indifferent. {cold heart ed*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cold-heartedness — See cold heartedly. * * * …   Universalium

  • cold-heartedness — noun the state of being cold hearted …   Wiktionary

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  • cold-hearted — adjective lacking affection or warmth; unfeeling. Derivatives cold heartedly adverb cold heartedness noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • cold-hearted — adjective behaving in a way that shows no pity or sympathy cold heartedly adjective cold heartedness noun (U) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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