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callous

 [kal´us]
of the nature of a callus; hard.

cal·lous

(kal'ŭs),
Relating to a callus or callosity.

callous

(kăl′əs)
adj.
Having calluses; toughened: callous skin on the elbow.
tr. & intr.v. cal·loused, cal·lousing, cal·louses
To make or become callous.

cal′lous·ly adv.
cal′lous·ness n.

callous

See callus.

cal·lous

(kal'ŭs)
Relating to a callus or callosity.

callous

relating to bone callus or epidermal callosity

callous

of the nature of a callus; hard.
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It is hard to find the words to express the callousness of the driver who knocked him down as he was going about his job.
Perhaps someone can tell us if beasting goes on among female soldiers, or is it just a male trip into callousness.
I did not behave very well to his mother, but as I grew older I regretted my callousness.
As a sufferer of NDP, the court heard, psychiatrists said Blackwell showed a lack of empathy and a high degree of callousness - resorting t o extreme violence if he felt threatened
Finkleman's scripts are witheringly pitiless in their depiction of Findlay's and others' casual, career-advancing callousness.
Putting it in a wheelie-bin is not a reasonable alternative, in fact it's an offence, but somehow not as offensive as imagining how any human being could display such callousness.
Det Insp Tony Hayden, leading the investigation, said: 'We are shocked at the callousness of the offender.
When the inglorious history of Iraq sanctions is written, these documents will demonstrate a level of callousness that is almost unspeakable.
To be honest, I find the sight of a few homeless people on the streets of Birmingham far less offensive than the ignorance and callousness of those who would just sweep the problem under the carpet and walk on by.
I'm thinking of how much hinges on Carl's callousness and offhandedness.
But such practices carry with them the dangers of callousness to human suffering, isolation from the Body of Christ, and scandal to others.
We sue them until their callousness, incompetency, and corruption are printed across the front pages of every newspaper in the state and they never do this to any woman again because we have exposed them and people everywhere are shaking their heads in disgust and the state is finally so very ashamed of itself