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People can be so heartless and dirty.
Jim Goad

Meaning of "heartless" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HEARTLESS

heartless  [ˈhɑːtlɪs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HEARTLESS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Heartless is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES HEARTLESS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of heartless in the English dictionary

The definition of heartless in the dictionary is unkind or cruel; hard-hearted.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HEARTLESS


artless
ˈɑːtlɪs
beatless
ˈbiːtlɪs
bootless
ˈbuːtlɪs
chartless
ˈtʃɑːtlɪs
conceitless
kənˈsiːtlɪs
desertless
dɪˈzɜːtlɪs
fruitless
ˈfruːtlɪs
heatless
ˈhiːtlɪs
meatily
ˈmiːtlɪs
meatiness
ˈmiːtlɪs
meatless
ˈmiːtlɪs
portless
ˈpɔːtlɪs
reputeless
rɪˈpjuːtlɪs
rootless
ˈruːtlɪs
seatless
ˈsiːtlɪs
sportless
ˈspɔːtlɪs
supportless
səˈpɔːtlɪs
thoughtless
ˈθɔːtlɪs
wartless
ˈwɔːtlɪs
wheatless
ˈwiːtlɪs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HEARTLESS

heartfree
hearth
hearth rug
hearthstone
heartier
heartiest
heartikin
heartily
heartiness
heartland
heartlessly
heartlessness
heartlet
heartling
heartly
hearts
heartsease
heartseed
heartsick
heartsickness

WORDS THAT END LIKE HEARTLESS

bottomless
contactless
costless
countless
creditless
crustless
dauntless
doubtless
effortless
faultless
limitless
pointless
relentless
restless
shirtless
shitless
spotless
tactless
textless
ventless
weightless

Synonyms and antonyms of heartless in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «HEARTLESS»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «heartless» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of heartless

Translation of «heartless» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HEARTLESS

Find out the translation of heartless to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of heartless from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «heartless» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

无情
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sin corazón
570 millions of speakers

English

heartless
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बेरहम
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بلا قلب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

бессердечный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

sem coração
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ভূখন্ডে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

sans cœur
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Jantung
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

herzlos
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

無情な
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

무정
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Jantung
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nhân tâm
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மையப்பகுதி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

दळणवळण
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kâlbi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

crudele
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

bez serca
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

безсердечний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

fără inimă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

άκαρδος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

hartelose
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

hjärtlös
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

hjerteløs
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of heartless

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HEARTLESS»

The term «heartless» is quite widely used and occupies the 29.971 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HEARTLESS» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «heartless» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «heartless» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about heartless

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10 QUOTES WITH «HEARTLESS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word heartless.
1
Yehuda Berg
The problem with certainty is that sometimes it can sound cold and heartless, although it is the most compassionate and supportive answer.
2
John Desmond Bernal
Religious suffering is at once the expression of real suffering and a protest against real suffering. Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the sentiment of the heartless world, as it is the soul of soulless condition. It is the opium of the people.
3
Taylor Caldwell
I have been the victim of heartless malice.
4
Jane Welsh Carlyle
A fashionable wife! Oh! Never will I be anything so heartless! I have pictured for myself a far higher destiny than this. - Will it ever be more than a picture?
5
Isak Dinesen
Love, with very young people, is a heartless business. We drink at that age from thirst, or to get drunk; it is only later in life that we occupy ourselves with the individuality of our wine.
6
Rupert Everett
There's still a tremendous amount of homophobia in our culture. It's regrettable, it's stupid, it's heartless, and it's immoral, but there it is.
7
Jim Goad
People can be so heartless and dirty.
8
Stephen Jay Gould
Science is not a heartless pursuit of objective information. It is a creative human activity, its geniuses acting more as artists than as information processors.
9
Michael Leunig
The insatiable need for heartless power and ruthless control is the telltale sign of an uninitiated man - the most irresponsible, incompetent and destructive force on earth.
10
Karl Marx
Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HEARTLESS»

Discover the use of heartless in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to heartless and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Heartless (Tales of Goldstone Wood Book #1)
Princess Una of Parumvir has come of age and will soon be married.
Anne Elisabeth Stengl, 2010
2
Heartless: The Parasol Protectorate:
Lady Alexia Maccon, soulless, is at it again, only this time the trouble in the air is not her fault.
Gail Carriger, 2011
3
Heartless
Secrets abound on a Texas ranch… As a teenager, Gracie worshipped her stepbrother, Jason, a strong, silent cowboy who left home early to seek his fortune.
Diana Palmer, 2012
4
Heartless
Tasma Walton's debut novel is a moving and confronting fable about the power of the human heart, the worthiness of its desires and the often dire consequences of ignoring them.
Tasma Walton, 2013
5
Haven in a Heartless World: The Family Besieged
In the American political vocabulary, "family" and "family values" no longer simply evoke pictures of harmonious scenes; they also push our buttons (left and right) about what is wrong with society.
Christopher Lasch, 1995
6
Heartless: The True Story of Neil Entwistle and the Cold ...
Heartless is the shocking story of Neil Entwistle's cold-blooded murder of his wife and child.
Michele R. McPhee, 2008
7
Heartless
To escape a life of poverty, Ariel Summers, a poor tenant farmer's daughter, makes a bargain with the Earl of Greville to become his mistress in exchange for an education and a life of refinement, never expecting the aristocrat's untimely ...
Kat Martin, 2001
8
Heartless
HeartlessRoxana BlazeThough Heartless can be read as a stand-alone, begin the series with Breathless in order to learn the full impact of Nighthawk's incarnations.Karma never felt so good, but there's a dangerous price to be paid for ...
Roxana Blaze, 2009
9
Heartless
More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA
Alison Gaylin, 2008
10
The Heartless Stone: A Journey Through the World of ...
" A diamond version of Susan Orleans's The Orchid Thief, Tom Zoellner's The Heartless Stone is a journey to the cold heart of the world's most unyielding gem.
Tom Zoellner, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HEARTLESS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term heartless is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Catholic church labels UK welfare policy heartless and cold | World …
Catholic church labels UK welfare policy heartless and cold. Report by Caritas Social Action Network blames years of 'computer says no' ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
2
Dana Perino: White House is Heartless! | John Gibson Radio Show
Weeks after Kate Steinle was killed by an illegal immigrant in San Francisco, the White House has not contacted her family and has declined to ... «FOX News Radio, Jul 15»
3
Heartless Felon serving life term gets three more years for …
CLEVELAND, Ohio – A Heartless Felons gang member already serving life in prison plus 100 years was given an additional three years ... «cleveland.com, Jul 15»
4
'Heartless Felons' gang member sentenced for threatening judge
Exactly one month after a local gang leader was convicted of kidnapping and aggravated murder, Julius Webster was sentenced to 99 years to ... «19 Action News, Jul 15»
5
A heartless father throws children in front of moving car in Gujranwala
Gujranwala: a beastly father threw his two children in front of a moving car on Monday in the Kothli Pir Ahmed Shah area of Gujranwala, ... «The Sen Live, Jul 15»
6
Injured young colt abandoned by heartless harness racers
An abandoned colt is now in the care of a British horse charity after being found covered in sores from harness gear. Bristol-based HorseWorld ... «Horsetalk, Jul 15»
7
Listening Party: Color Palette, "Heartless"
Now, the fruits of their West Coast labor shine again with the release of a new single, “Heartless”, from their forthcoming EP due in early August. «DCist.com, Jul 15»
8
Heartless Bastards, more join MidPoint lineup
Headliner Heartless Bastards is among a third group of artists set to perform at MidPoint Music Festival, the annual fall showcase of new and ... «Cincinnati.com, Jul 15»
9
Heartless thieves steal mobility scooter from paraplegic man
Cruel thieves have stolen a mobility scooter from Thamesmead man paralysed from the waist down. Officers are investigating a theft of the chair from 53-year-old ... «News Shopper, Jul 15»
10
Emily Griggs is anything but heartless
Emily Griggs's comic series Heartless follows an asexual vampire and her ... comics and her Kickstarter campaign to take Heartless from a web ... «Daily Xtra, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Heartless [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/heartless>. Dec 2022 ».
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