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  • as incruelty
  • as ininhumanity
  • as insavagery
  • as intruculence
  • as intruculency

synonyms for heartlessness

  • barbarism
  • barbarity
  • inhumanity
  • malice
  • persecution
  • savagery
  • torture
  • animality
  • bestiality
  • bloodthirstiness
  • callousness
  • coarseness
  • coldness
  • depravity
  • despotism
  • ferocity
  • fierceness
  • insensibility
  • insensitiveness
  • malignity
  • masochism
  • mercilessness
  • murderousness
  • rancor
  • ruthlessness
  • sadism
  • savageness
  • severity
  • spite
  • spitefulness
  • truculence
  • unfeelingness
  • unkindness
  • venom
  • viciousness
  • wickedness
  • brutishness
  • fiendishness
  • hard-heartedness
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antonyms for heartlessness

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  • kindness
  • love
  • charity
  • compassion
  • consideration
  • feeling
  • gentility
  • mercy
  • niceness
  • thoughtfulness
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How to use heartlessness in a sentence

The essay was thus an apology for the heartlessness of the rich.
THE ENGLISH UTILITARIANS, VOLUME II (OF 3)LESLIE STEPHEN
There were times when she wavered in her conviction of his heartlessness.
THE RANGE BOSSCHARLES ALDEN SELTZER
Disgusted with the selfish heartlessness of society, Joab shambled off and was passing the scratching-post without noticing her.
THE FIEND'S DELIGHTDOD GRILE
Sam, with a boy's heartlessness, was fairly rolling on the ground with laughter at Henry's appearance.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
She had the same affliction, the same heartlessness, the same habit of taking life with a laugh—as if life is a pill!
THE LONGEST JOURNEYE. M. FORSTER
They'll soon pick up on this ranch, but really I think they ought to be punished for their heartlessness.
FRED FEARNOT'S NEW RANCHHAL STANDISH
We will waste on such a type of heartlessness as few words as possible: let his conduct show the man.
HEARTMARTIN FARQUHAR TUPPER
Who more sorry for the righteous and necessary doom which the impenitence of heartlessness drags down upon itself?
HEARTMARTIN FARQUHAR TUPPER
He dances with one, neglects another, and multiplies his conquests with all the heartlessness of a gentleman.
IN THE DAYS OF MY YOUTHAMELIA ANN BLANDFORD EDWARDS
It is a warm and pleasant refuge from the bleak heartlessness and merciless activity of a great city.
FRONTIER BOYS IN FRISCOWYN ROOSEVELT
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