callous definition

  • adjective:
    • Having calluses; toughened: callous epidermis on shoulder.
    • Emotionally hardened; unfeeling: a callous indifference into the suffering of other individuals.
    • Emotionally hardened; unfeeling and indifferent to your suffering/feelings of other people.
    • Having calluses.
    • Hardened; indurated.
    • Hardened at heart; insensible; unfeeling; unsusceptible.
    • having calluses; having skin made hard and thick through use
    • emotionally hardened
    • Having calluses; toughened: callous skin in the elbow.
    • Emotionally hardened; unfeeling: a callous indifference toward suffering of other people.
    • Emotionally hardened; unfeeling and indifferent to the suffering/feelings of other people.
    • Having calluses.
    • Hardened; indurated.
    • Hardened in your mind; insensible; unfeeling; unsusceptible.
    • having calluses; having epidermis made hard and thick through use
    • emotionally hardened
  • verb-transitive:
    • In order to make or be callous.
    • to produce or come to be callous.
  • others:
    • tricky; hardened; indurated, as an ulcer, or perhaps the epidermis on some area of the human body from experience of constant stress or rubbing: as, “a callous cicatrice,” ; “a callous ulcer,”
    • Hardened in your mind or emotions; insensible; unfeeling: as, “the callous diplomatist,”
    • In entomology, distended and smooth: since, a callous margin, one very dense and irregularly curved or lumpy. Synonyms
    • To harden or make callous.
    • complex; hardened; indurated, as an ulcer, and/or skin on some the main human anatomy from exposure to continuous force or rubbing: as, “a callous cicatrice,” ; “a callous ulcer,”
    • Hardened at heart or emotions; insensible; unfeeling: because, “the callous diplomatist,”
    • In entomology, swelled up and smooth: as, a callous margin, one very dense and irregularly rounded or lumpy. Synonyms
    • To harden or make callous.
  • verb:
    • make insensitive or callous; deaden feelings or morals
    • make insensitive or callous; deaden feelings or morals

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