Definition of Coldhearted

1. Adjective. Lacking in sympathy or feeling.

Also: Unloving
Similar to: Brittle
Derivative terms: Coldheartedness
Antonyms: Warmhearted



Definition of Coldhearted

1. a. Wanting passion or feeling; indifferent.

Definition of Coldhearted

1. Adjective. (alternative form of cold-hearted) ¹

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Definition of Coldhearted

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coldhearted

cold weather
cold work
cold working
coldblood
coldblooded
coldbloodedly
coldbloodedness
coldcock
coldcocked
coldcocking
coldcocks
coldcream
colde
colder
coldest
coldhearted (current term)
coldheartedly
coldheartedness
coldie
coldies
coldish
coldlike
coldly
coldness
coldnesses
coldproof
colds
coldsleep
coldspot
coldspots

Literary usage of Coldhearted

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1. The History of England from the Accession of James II by Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay (1907)
"It was reserved for her voluptuous beauty and for her flippant wit to overcome the aversion which the coldhearted and scoffing Grammont felt for the ..."

2. Critical and Miscellaneous Essays by Thomas Carlyle (1860)
"find, among his Fragments, directed against Meister for its prosaic, mechanical, economical, coldhearted, altogether Utilitarian character. ..."

3. The Works of George Meredith by George Meredith (1897)
"... eyelids worked and her lips shut fast at the coldhearted remark void of meaning. She sighed. ' So ends a life of misery, my dear! ..."

4. The History of England, from the Accession of James the Second by Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay (1886)
"It was reserved for her voluptuous beauty and for her flippant wit to overcome the aversion which the coldhearted and scoffing Grammont felt for the ..."

5. The Works of Thomas Carlyle by Thomas Carlyle, Henry Duff Traill (1899)
"Many are the bitter aphorisms we find, among his Fragments, directed against Meister for its prosaic, mechanical, economical, coldhearted, ..."

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