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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Heartless  \Heart"less\,  a. 
  1.  Without  a  heart. 
 
  You  have  left  me  heartess;  mine  is  in  your  bosom. 
  --J.  Webster. 
 
  2.  Destitute  of  courage;  spiritless;  despodent. 
 
  Heartless  they  fought,  and  quitted  soon  their 
  ground.  --Dryden. 
 
  Heartless  and  melancholy.  --W.  Irwing. 
 
  3.  Destitute  of  feeling  or  affection;  unsympathetic;  cruel. 
  ``The  heartless  parasites.''  --Byron.  --  {Heart"less*ly}, 
  adv  --  {Heart"less*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  heartlessness 
  n  :  an  absence  of  concern  for  the  welfare  of  others  [syn:  {coldheartedness}, 
  {hardheartedness}] 




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