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  • v  make insensitive or callous; deaden feelings or morals
  • s  emotionally hardened
    a callous indifference to suffering
  • s  having calluses; having skin made tough and thick through wear
    calloused skin
    with a workman's callous hands

  • In one America, she's smart, committed, likable, with strong values and empathy for people like them, and in the other she's an ambitious, callous appeaser.
  • Grade school textbooks recount the callous brutality of Japanese soldiers in graphic detail, and credit the Communist Party with defeating Japan.
  • But they also want to press their claims that Blackwater, in its zeal to exploit this unexpected market for private security men, showed a callous disregard for the safety of its .
News & Articles

  • Prison for Cherry Hill man in boat-sinking plot
    Describing the crime as egregious and callous, U.S. District Judge Renee Marie Bumb in Camden sentenced Scott Tran, 40, a Cherry Hill chiropractor, to 46 months in prison for initiating a botched scheme to scuttle his fishing boat, the Alexander II, for the insurance money.
    June 13, 2013 - The Philadelphia Inquirer
  • Missouri disregards the needs of the mentally ill
    Early and consistent treatment would do wonders, but Missouri has shown a callous disregard for its mentally ill citizens.
    June 13, 2013 - The Kansas City Star
  • Dog of little consequence in fight against drugs
    This is in reply to the letter to the editor in Friday’s edition, “Police Callous in Killing Dog.”
    June 12, 2013 - Olean Times Herald

  • Henry Hudson in Wall Street Journal
    You may have thought this was sporting, but it was very callous and cruel,US District Judge Henry Hudson told Mr. Phillips during his sentencing.
  • Nancy Pelosi in Reuters Canada
    The testimony unmistakably revealed -- at the highest levels of the Bush administration -- a callous disregard in handling sensitive national security information and a disposition to smear critics of the war in Iraq,said House of...
  • Ron Wilson in
    Even though coaching can be a very callous and negative position, my staff and I poured my heart and soul into this,Wilson said. "It is very difficult to talk about this unemotionally."

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