callous


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make insensitive or callous

emotionally hardened

having calluses

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Its appeal to the heart is direct end unequivocal, and nothing but callous indifference can resist its power.
The whole object of the training to which the negro is put, from the time he is sold in the northern market till he arrives south, is systematically directed towards making him callous, unthinking, and brutal.
Here, a worn old negress, whose thin arms and callous fingers tell of hard toil, waiting to be sold tomorrow, as a cast-off article, for what can be got for her; and some forty or fifty others, with heads variously enveloped in blankets or articles of clothing, lie stretched around them.
He may be weak, but he is not callous, not coldly selfish.
So great indeed was their faith in a mother's love that they felt they could afford to be callous for a bit longer.
Austin was ordered to serve a minimum of just five years at Birmingham Crown Court for what police branded a 'dangerous and callous attack',' but he could be released after that period.
A murder probe has been launched after a man was hit by a car and dragged for half a mile in a "horrific and callous" incident.
Deputy Alan Kelly said Mrs Morrissey and her family have suffered enough and described the way they found out about the appeal as "callous".
Although he admitted he is not involved in the case, speaking to CyBC radio on Monday morning former state pathologist Marios Matsakis said it looked like a callous murder that was reminiscent of a previous case in Cyprus where the body of a woman was found down a well.
THE Government has been accused of showing a "callous disregard" for children's safety, after admitting fewer than one in six new schools are being built with sprinklers to tackle fires.
A 13-YEAR-OLD boy is in hospital after being attacked by two armed men in a "callous and violent attack".
A"CALLOUS" fraudster posed as a fundraiser collecting money for the funeral of a dead little girl to trick unsuspecting well-wishers into handing over donations.
Officers claim RY Khan DMO died due to callous attitude' of PAS officers Write to CM over demotivating factors for PMS officers LAHORE:Officers of the Provincial Management Services (PMS) are furious over the demise of their colleague which, according to them, occurred due to the apartheid and callous attitude of officers of Pakistan Administrative Services (PAS), the erstwhile District Management Group (DMG).
She said: "This is a disgusting proposal from Jeremy Balfour that confirms just how callous and inhumane the Tories are."
NOEL Edmonds has accused "callous" Phillip Schofield of stitching him up over their tetchy TV cancer interview.