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English definition of “hard-hearted”

hard-hearted

adjective     /ˌhɑːdˈhɑː.tɪd/ US  /ˌhɑːrdˈhɑːr.t̬ɪd/ disapproving
If someone is hard-hearted, they are not kind or not able to feel sympathy. → Compare kind-hearted, soft-heartedUnkind, cruel and unfeelingViolent or aggressiveTreating people or animals badlyInsults and abuse
(Definition of hard-hearted adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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