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Lacking affection or warmth; unfeeling.
unfeeling, unloving, uncaring, unsympathetic, unemotional, unfriendly, uncharitable, unkind, insensitive, indifferent, detachedhard-hearted, stony-hearted, with a heart of stone, heartless, hard, harsh, austere, coldView synonyms
- ‘Police made the gruesome discovery a few days later and soon arrested the cold-hearted woman after piecing together the sorry story.’
- ‘Just to show we are not the cold-hearted, ambulance-chasers of popular myth we have brought you some good news this week.’
- ‘He comes across as harsh and cold-hearted, but is not afraid to show Keel's warmer side if need be.’
- ‘It's hard to empathise with a cold-hearted man who, in developing the electric chair, first practised on household pets.’
- ‘He dispels the well-travelled myth that, in order to achieve, successful individuals must be cold-hearted and clinical.’
- ‘American women were conservative back then, and they thought this man was cold-hearted and so they did not vote for him and he almost lost.’
- ‘You want cold-hearted, single, Ferrari-driving professionals.’
- ‘Before Logan came into my life, all those rumours you probably heard about me being a cold-hearted and uncaring cheerleader were all true.’
- ‘At first, we thought that the world was too cold-hearted.’
- ‘Surely this wasn't the cold-hearted harpy that had spurned my affections.’
- ‘From his first appearance, Waugh wore the air of the silent but deadly gunslinger, a steely-eyed, cold-hearted winner.’
- ‘But every man wants home to be a safe refuge from the cold-hearted world.’
- ‘Why does it surprise anyone that a company involved in a cruel business would act in a cruel, cold-hearted manner?’
- ‘Nothing wrong with that, a cold-hearted capitalist might argue.’
- ‘I didn't want him to be the cold-hearted stranger he had been earlier… I wanted his laughter, his warmth.’
- ‘Before you think that I sound cold-hearted and callous, I want to point out that I've worked with the handicapped before.’
- ‘It's a move that is so cold-hearted and so profoundly dishonorable that it could only have been made by people who have lost all moral direction.’
- ‘Scotland hasn't produced too many cold-hearted sportsmen with the killer's instinct for an awful long time.’
- ‘I couldn't believe how cold-hearted my own mother was being.’
- ‘Officers say these people are the ‘lowest of the low’, and that even seasoned criminals will condemn their cold-hearted behaviour.’
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