how to pronounce heartless


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heartless is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of heartless in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… brough crude heartless and violent that …”

meanings of heartless


  1. Without a physical heart.
  2. Without feeling, emotion, or concern for others; uncaring.
  3. Without courage; fearful, cowardly.
  4. Listless, unenthusiastic.

heartless frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word heartless occurs in english on average 2.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics heartless can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that heartless can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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