Definitions

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  • adj. Feeling no compunction; apathetic.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Feeling no compunction; apathetic.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Feeling no sorrow or compunction.

Etymologies

Latin dedolens, present participle of dedolere to give over grieving; de- + dolere to grieve. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Half an hour after the Tenor parted from Angelica, she was sleeping soundly, not because she was dedolent but because she was exhausted; and when that is the case sleep is the blessed privilege of youth and strength, let what will have preceded it.

    The Heavenly Twins

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  • I'm a seldomly used adjective.

    September 10, 2012