unfeeling Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. adjective satellite devoid of feeling for others
    hardhearted; stonyhearted.
    • an unfeeling wretch
  2. adjective satellite devoid of feeling or sensation
    • unfeeling trees


Un*feel"ing adjective
  1. Destitute of feeling; void of sensibility; insensible; insensate.
  2. Without kind feelings; cruel; hard-hearted.
    To each his sufferings: all are men, Condemned alike to groan; The tender for another's pain, Th' unfeeling for his own. Gray.
    -- Un*feel"ing*ly, adv. -- Un*feel"ing*ness, n.

Webster 1913