Definitions

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  • adj. Having a wicked, malignant disposition; morally bad.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having a wicked, malignant disposition; morally bad.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having a black or malignant heart.

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Examples

  • First, there's the show's black-hearted secret weapon, Tyler (Ashton Holmes), whose tangled relationship with Nolan is exposed; and now that the saucy Amanda (Margarita Levieva) — aka the actual "Emily Thorne" — is here to stay, with her claws into the unsuspecting Jack Porter (Nick Wechsler), she's bound to be making more waves in these Hamptons waters.

    The Guide to Wednesday TV: A Middle Christmas, State of Play Returns, and More!

  • Lo, they did not anticipate such a black-hearted child such as I.

    Giggles! - The Retroist

  • God bless all the brave souls who put it all — everything — on the line just to show those black-hearted tyrants what Khamenei is made to mouth in the video: Their time is coming to an end.

    Coyote Blog » Blog Archive » Totalitarians Catching Up to the Internet

  • Present and future releases of information by the Netherlands National Archive on "Jew hunters," and other black-hearted informants and collaborators who so callously contributed to the Holocaust will go a long way towards such "justice and accountability," even with the understandable caveats and restrictions.

    Dorian de Wind: This Yom HaShoah: Closure or Anguish for Families of Dutch Holocaust Victims?

  • The character of Karl, the black-hearted soldier who has designs on the King's daughter, is a gift of a role for Ivan Putrov, the former Royal Ballet principal who, accompanied by a posse of military henchmen and fabulous snarls of brass and percussion from the orchestra pit, pirouettes and punches a thrilling streak of darkness through the action.

    The Pet Shop Boys/The Most Incredible Thing - review

  • Elena's angry love for her city Leningrad, "a grandiose ruin hermetically sealed from the rest of the world", mirrors her feelings for her mother, who embodies the blighted Soviet dream: "my mother who ... refuses to look out the window and see there is no bright dawn on the horizon ... my black-hearted country that inspired her, forged her into steel, and deceived her".

    A Mountain of Crumbs by Elena Gorokhova

  • This is the arrest of the black-hatted, black-garbed and black-hearted villain -- not the Cattle baron behind the scenes purportedly running the show, but the Jack Palance hired-gun who is the real villain of the psychodrama in his Otherness, in his representation of the Jungian Shadow.

    Freeform Critique

  • What comes out of my mouth is driven by anger: at my righteous mother, who refuses to look out the window and see there is no bright dawn on the horizon; at my black-hearted country that inspired her, forged her into steel, and deceived her.

    A Mountain of Crumbs

  • These guys certainly dig the black-hearted bitches.

    Chuck Klosterman on Media and Culture

  • Iblis hated himself for manipulating KC to do his bidding, using his black-hearted techniques on the one person he respected in this world.

    The Thieves of Darkness

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