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hard-heartedness

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The character of being hard-hearted; want of feeling or tenderness; cruelty; inhumanity.

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Examples

  • The leads were allowed to be most heavyhearted — say, after having to take out a foe whose humanity was briefly glimpsed — but hard-heartedness was kept generally to the casting margins, or acknowledged under the cover of exigency.

    Getting Their Guns Off

  • Unlike the effects of alcoholism, you will not develop cirrhosis of the liver—just hard-heartedness, which can be equally detrimental to your health.

    Recovering From Religious Abuse

  • Put away the self-defeating behavior of hard-heartedness that has you enslaved by thanking Jesus for forgiving you.

    Recovering From Religious Abuse

  • Soft-mindedness and hard-heartedness are afoot in America, even in the Church.

    Andrew Wilkes: Tough Minds And Tender Hearts: An Open Letter To Young Clergy

  • "David Golder," the best-selling novel with which she burst onto the French literary scene in 1932, was a powerful but exceedingly harsh portrait of avarice and hard-heartedness.

    A Writer's Contradictions

  • On the other side, failure to confess or refusal to do so is proof of arrogance, self-righteousness, and hard-heartedness.

    I’M SORRY!!!! i think….

  • He barked dismally, and Miss Pepper was surprised at Snubby's seeming hard-heartedness.

    Working Without a Net

  • Understanding friendship and the functions of money in Africa will relieve Westerns of a lot of frustration, jugementalism and personal reputations for stinginess and hard-heartedness.

    West Africa Resources

  • We cannot risk hard-heartedness, so we care for the least among His people.

    Archive 2009-02-15

  • He made the plight of the worst-off his chief concern, insisting that "hard-headedness will not so easily excuse hard-heartedness."

    When Inaugural Speeches Work

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