heartless (adj.) Old form(s): hartlesse , heartlesse
cowardly, gutless, spiritless
Luc.1392[of a painting of Troy] the painter interlaces / Pale cowards ... / Which heartless peasants did so well resemble
Luc.471[of Tarquin talking to Lucrece] like a trumpet doth his tongue begin / To sound a parley to his heartless foe
RJ I.i.65[Tybalt to Benvolio] art thou drawn among these heartless hinds?
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