herzlos

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Herz +‎ -los

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  • IPA(key): [ˈhɛʁt͡sloːs]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: herz‧los

Adjective[edit]

herzlos (comparative herzloser, superlative am herzlosesten)

  1. heartless, unfeeling
    • 1851, Johann Wilhelm Wolf, Deutsche Hausmärchen, Dietrich'sche Buchhandlung, page 60:
      Aber es wäre doch auch allzu herzlos und grausam gewesen, wenn er seine eigenen Brüder zum Galgen hätte führen lassen.
      But it would have been all to heartless and cruel after all, if he had his own brothers been led to the gallows.
  2. (zoology) acardiac

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