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hardheartedness

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  • n. The state of being hardhearted.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an absence of concern for the welfare of others

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Examples

  • If you assume that a person in need is scamming you and refuse to help, your hardheartedness is your sin.

    Planned Giving

  • We do, as Bernstein writes, need a "broader debate" to get at the nexus of poverty and child welfare, but if the terms of that debate are simply "hardheartedness" and "compassion," we won't get very far.

    Lost Children: An Exchange

  • Shouldn't the president and his team be banging home the ridiculousness of these claims -- and the hardheartedness of those who make them?

    Arianna Huffington: The Unemployment Benefits Stalemate: Our Broken Politics on Full Display

  • A lot of ignorance, hardheartedness and chutzpah goes a long way on that side of the fence.

    Easter Lemming Liberal News

  • Taking the leap involves making a commitment to ourselves and to the earth itself-making a commitment to let go of old grudges, to not avoid people and situations and emotions that make us feel uneasy, to not cling to our fears, our closedmindedness, our hardheartedness, our hesitation.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • Saint John Vianney, who shed tears over the hardheartedness of sinners, R.

    Novena to St. John Vianney starts today July 27th

  • I would add that some of us in the press do the same thing: grumping like crazy when any program is cut, which we see as a sign of political hardheartedness, and then lavishly welcoming the quadrennial maverick candidate who takes on the issue of how such things need to be cut.

    Habit-Forming Politics

  • Indeed, my heart is wroth with thee, by reason of thine excessive hardheartedness against me!

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Entire movements today claim that the Torah is a myth, that the sages were misogynists, that gitten are unnecessary or that the Rabbinate ignore the plight of agunot out of hardheartedness or to mainatin their own power that Kashrus is an antiquated health measure, and that sexual practices condemned by the Torah in the strongest terms are moral but that pointing out that the Torah says otherwise is immoral and bigoted.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Law and Economics Training for Religious Leaders:

  • On the one hand in that land we see "cold hardheartedness."

    A Modern Day Amos

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