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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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Sgt Charlie Cain, of Solihull crime team, said the thief was callous to have befriended the man before stealing his car.
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He should die because he took another human being's life in a brutal, callous and despicable manner, and for what, a stolen check for at most he would have done a couple of years in jail over,'' Deputy District Attorney Jeff Gootman said.
Sheena said in a statement: "I condemn the callous betrayal of a trusting child.
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In a swipe at Schofield, 67-year-old Noel said: "Phil, if you are unlucky enough to be seriously ill, I promise I won't be so callous and I will show you respect, sympathy and compassion.
She said: "It's particularly upsetting that callous thieves would target a charity in this way by trying to steal from them.
And Northumbria Police's Neighbourhood Inspector for the area, Julie Rana, has branded the crooks callous for targeting such an important charity.
Lord Carloway said: "The offences here were callous, deliberate and planned for the purposes of gain.
He said: "This was a particularly callous incident where a vulnerable elderly person has been targeted.