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English definition of “not have the heart to do sth”

not have the heart to do sth

to feel unable to do something because you feel it would be unkind: She asked me to go with her and I didn't have the heart to refuse.Unwilling and reluctantReady and willingLacking interest and enthusiasm
(Definition of not have the heart to do sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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