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hard

1. Chem (of water) impairing the formation of a lather by soap
2. (of alcoholic drink) being a spirit rather than a wine, beer, etc.
3. (of a drug such as heroin, morphine, or cocaine) highly addictive
4. Physics (of radiation, such as gamma rays and X-rays) having high energy and the ability to penetrate solids
5. Physics (of a vacuum) almost complete
6. Chiefly US (of goods) durable
7. politically extreme
8. Brit a roadway across a foreshore

hard

[härd]
(materials)
Quality of a material that is compact, solid, and difficult to deform.
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How have I gone so long in this profession and been in this hard-hearted condition for so long that I have never seen it coming?
The hard-hearted will not be swayed if you sound like one of those cat owners who insist Mittens is practically human.
It snides at electronic Christmas cards from two practices but, hey, if you ever send cards in these hard-hearted days the examples sneered at by bollocks are as good as you will get anywhere.
If such hard-hearted judgmentalism had prevailed then, the Christian church would not be here today.
As for emergency rooms--which the hard-hearted or incurious imagine absorbing all the poor and uninsured well, the average visit to an ER now costs a little over $1,000.
You'd have to be a little hard-hearted not to like the idea that hosting the Olympics can afford smaller cities a time in the international spotlight.
How quickly these people forget the communities and industries this hard-hearted woman destroyed during her years at No10
HARD-HEARTED bosses in Wales were labelled Scrooge today for sending 150,000 workers home on Christmas Day with no holiday pay.
But the highlight, without any doubt, was a searing performance of The Scientist, a beautifully executed ballad that would make even the most hard-hearted cynic shed a tear or two.
Rose brought home photos of church workers and soldiers and survivors, the broken-hearted and the hard-hearted, trying to make their way in a country racked with pain and violence.
But the logic seems especially hard-hearted when used to defend Clinton's Social Security plan.
You are not a hard-hearted bastard; just an arrogant and immature little scribbler.