stony-hearted

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Hardhearted: unfeeling; obdurate.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Sure, that's nicer than being a stony-hearted victim-blamer.

    Miliband states the politically obvious | Deborah Orr

  • Caveat emptor [let the buyer beware] is the only motto going, and the worst proverb that ever came from dishonest stony-hearted Rome.

    Corporate responsibility? | clusterflock

  • The sexual rules which govern the safeguarding of human progress have accordingly been rewritten – and anyone who sounds the alarm at this repackaging of selfish and socially destructive narcissism as ‘human rights’ and ‘equality’ is vilified as a stony-hearted bigot.

    Yes, it's more difficult than you think, Dave

  • The sexual rules which govern the safeguarding of human progress have accordingly been rewritten – and anyone who sounds the alarm at this repackaging of selfish and socially destructive narcissism as ‘human rights’ and ‘equality’ is vilified as a stony-hearted bigot.

    Giving evidence to the Chilcot inquiry, Tony Blair said: “I...

  • Even if you bid me good riddance and send me packing; if you wish I was dead as a doornail; if you think I am an eyesore, a laughing stock, the devil incarnate, a stony-hearted villain, bloody-minded, or a blinking idiot, Then -- by jove!

    Ken Adelman: Bard Blog: Strange WordFellows -- Sarah Palin & William Shakespeare

  • Even if you bid me good riddance and send me packing; if you wish I was dead as a doornail; if you think I am an eyesore, a laughing stock, the devil incarnate, a stony-hearted villain, bloody-minded, or a blinking idiot, Then -- by jove!

    Ken Adelman: Bard Blog: Strange WordFellows -- Sarah Palin & William Shakespeare

  • Caveat emptor let the buyer beware is the only motto going, and the worst proverb that ever came from dishonest stony-hearted Rome.

    Corporate responsibility? | clusterflock

  • Human nature is not so stony-hearted as to hear thy plaintive tale and catalogue of sorrows, without shedding a tear.

    Hecuba

  • Human nature is not so stony-hearted as to hear thy plaintive tale and catalogue of sorrows, without shedding a tear.

    Hecuba

  • The ending is heartbreaking: although we know what's going to happen when the bombs fall, Zusak does not dissipate the emotional power of the moment: it will be stony-hearted reader whose eyes are not moist when Rudy finally, too late, gets his kiss from Liesel.

    :Acquired Taste

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