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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Without regard for the feelings or sufferings of others.

Usage examples (33)
  • They had a callous disregard for the other team's feelings.
  • A callous indifference to suffering
  • Mr. Konop also criticized Mr. Gerken for what he described as a callous disregard for the welfare of puppies.
  • I am well within my moral integrity to call a callous miserable for what he is. for more
Tutoring comment
  • The doctor was "callous" (insensitive, cold in manner) when I showed her the painful "callus" (thick hard skin layer) on my finger.
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