hard-heart|ed [ˌha:d ˈha:tıd US ˌha:rd ˈha:r-] adj
not caring about other people's feelings

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  • hard-hearted — (adj.) also hardhearted, obdurate, unfeeling, late 12c. (implied in heard heortnesse hard heartedness ); from HARD (Cf. hard) + HEARTED (Cf. hearted). Sometimes in Middle English also meaning bold, courageous (15c.). Related: Hard heartedly; hard …   Etymology dictionary

  • Hard-hearted — Hard heart ed ( h[aum]rt [e^]d), a. Unsympathetic; inexorable; cruel; pitiless. {Hard heart ed*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hard-hearted — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ unfeeling. DERIVATIVES hard heartedly adverb hard heartedness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • hard-hearted — adjective he s not nearly as hard hearted as he pretends to be Syn: unfeeling, heartless, cold, hard, callous, unsympathetic, uncaring, unloving, unconcerned, indifferent, unmoved, unkind, uncharitable, unemotional, cold hearted, cold blooded,… …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • hard-hearted — ADJ GRADED (disapproval) If you describe someone as hard hearted, you disapprove of the fact that they have no sympathy for other people and do not care if people are hurt or made unhappy. You would have to be pretty hard hearted not to feel… …   English dictionary

  • hard-hearted — [ˌhɑːd ˈhɑːtɪd] adj someone who is hard hearted has no sympathy for other people …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • Hard Hearted Hannah — (The Vamp of Savannah) Исполнитель Элла Фицджеральд, Рэй Чарльз, Нэнси Синатра. Дата выпуска 1924 Дата записи 1924 …   Википедия

  • Hard Hearted Hannah (The Vamp of Savannah) — is a popular song from Tin Pan Alley.The music was written by Milton Ager, the lyrics by Charles Bates, Bob Bigelow and Jack Yellen. The song was published in 1924 by Ager, Yellen Bornstein, Inc. [ [http://www.ascap.com/ace/search.cfm?requesttimeo… …   Wikipedia

  • hard-hearted — hard heart|ed [ ,hard hartəd ] adjective not able to feel sympathy or other positive emotions …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • hard-hearted — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. cruel, pitiless, ruthless, merciless, uncompassionate, callous, unsympathetic, tough, hard as nails (inf.). See insensibility. Ant., warm or softhearted. II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. cold,… …   English dictionary for students

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