callously callously  /ˈkæ ləs li/


  • (adv) in a callous way


  1. Bella could be any Hollywood heroine in love with a good boy whom society callously misunderstands.
  2. But House members had al ready unsheathed their sharpest knives and, in a callously contrived show of economy, hacked the aid authorization to bare bones.
  3. So this is an apology to any writers I may have treated callously over my years as an editor.



  1. "Mine operators who callously and repeatedly put their workers in danger must be held accountable," said Rep. George Miller, chair of the House Education and Labor Committee.
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: George Miller Source:

  2. "The buck stops with him. Prime Minister Harper must take responsibility for this outrage and fire Mr. Ritz as minister immediately," Dion said. "We know that PMO staff were in on this conference call in which Mr. Ritz so callously joked...
    on Sep 18, 2008 By: Stephane Dion Source: Vancouver Sun

  3. "These three men callously swindled thousands of individuals out of $200 million to bankroll their extravagant lifestyles," Brown said in a news release. "They took investors' money and used it to pay for an 80-acre castle estate, a Learjet,...
    on May 22, 2009 By: Jerry Brown Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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cynic cynic
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