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heartless

adjective uk   /ˈhɑːt.ləs/ us    /ˈhɑːrt-/
cruel and not worrying about other people: Don't be so heartless!
Translations of “heartless”
in Korean 무정한…
in Arabic عَديم الرَّحْمة…
in Portuguese cruel, insensível, inflexível…
in Catalan sense cor, cruel…
in Japanese 残酷な, 心ない…
in Italian senza cuore, spietato…
in Chinese (Traditional) 殘酷的,無情的…
in Russian бессердечный…
in Turkish acımasız, kalpsiz, zalim…
in Chinese (Simplified) 残酷的,无情的…
in Polish bez serca…
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