Definitions

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  • adv. In a heartless manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a heartless manner.

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

  • adv. in a heartless manner

Etymologies

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heartless +‎ -ly

Examples

  • Thus some, with upturned nose, will altogether sniff and disdain Sansculottism; others will lean heartily on it; nay others again will lean what we call heartlessly on it: three sorts; each sort with a destiny corresponding.

    The French Revolution

  • It starts slow, but the wait is worth it. title heartlessly stolen from Tlonista inPh‘s comments section; whatcan I say?

    my god, it’s full of stars « raincoaster

  • Chelsea and England footballer Frank Lampard has lashed out at claims from ex-girlfriend and mother of his two children Elen Rives that he's treated her 'heartlessly' since they split.

    mirror.co.uk - Home

  • Chopping trees 'heartlessly' can be a good thing if it is done for a good cause.

    Lahore Metblogs

  • But ultimately it behaved how you'd expect: heartlessly.

    Danny Groner: Watson's Jeopardy! Win: What Did We Discover?

  • So many parts look ruined: empty sites, abandoned churches, shuttered pubs, an expressway driven heartlessly through the middle of the city – which never looks like a city – to separate the civic buildings from the railway station.

    Fire returns to the Potteries' heart

  • There is a culture of insensitivity that we have to call unacceptable, as Carolyn Castiglia, a blogger, did on a parenting website, Babble, noting that there are some who "heartlessly mock" Logan, a mother of two young children, Lola and Joseph.

    Asra Q. Nomani: Lara Logan: 'A Kick in the Gut'

  • While I would agree that building removal would be highly traumatic, and affect the happiness, well-being and general welfare of german cockroaches both living within and having visited this grouping of buildings over the last thirty seven years, I would submit that other wildlife residing in the general area would suffer every bit as much trauma but at a far more intensive level, should these buildings be so heartlessly and thoughtlessly removed.

    Aurora Housing Authority's Chronic Problem of Jericho Circle Complex to Be Demolished Summer 2010

  • This is where you may have something in common because it's going to take a David Copperfield illusion to erase the public image you have portrayed, and by this I don't mean that of a licentious nominee wannabe, but of a power-seeking candidate who is willing to heartlessly belittle your accusers just because "you're in it to win it."

    Buddy Winston: In It to Spin It

  • I was appalled, upon coming to the Godless North, to discover that there were people who heartlessly consumed chickens without first becoming close and personal friends with them.

    SF Signal Welcomes Pete Tzinski

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