heartlessness heartlessness

Definition(s):

  • (n) an absence of concern for the welfare of others

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. When George meets Netta, a beauty who has the torpid heartlessness of a late Roman Emperor, he collapses into a state of slavery which is emotionally uninhabitable.
  2. Hysteria is not the only extreme that societies avoid by these dependencies, however; they avoid or at least reduce a general heartlessness and egocentricity as well.
  3. It would be an injustice to mistake her stoicism for stony heartlessness.

News

  • When compassion for customers flies out the window

    American Airlines shows astonishing insensitivity by charging a couple coping with a family emergency almost $700 to push back a one-hour flight by one day. It never ceases to amaze me when large companies, which claim to put customers first, demonstrate their complete heartlessness.        
    on August 6, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

Quotes

  • "Those who ordered the arrest at the hospital revealed their heartlessness and total disregard for the grief and suffering of the family. They are a disgrace to the (police) and do not deserve to hold on to their posts any minute longer,"...
    on Apr 18, 2009 By: Francis Pangilinan Source: Philippine Star

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