Meaning of “cold-hearted” in the English Dictionary

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"cold-hearted" in British English

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cold-heartedadjective

uk /ˌkəʊldˈhɑː.tɪd/ us /ˌkoʊldˈhɑːr.t̬ɪd/ disapproving

showing no understanding for or not feeling sorry about another person's suffering:

a cold-hearted killer

(Definition of “cold-hearted” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"cold-hearted" in American English

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cold-heartedadjective

us /ˈkoʊldˈhɑr·t̬ɪd/

having or showing a lack of care for others:

She said that the city’s decision to close the homeless shelter was cold-hearted.

(Definition of “cold-hearted” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)