callous


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Synonyms for callous

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Synonyms for callous

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.
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.
So great indeed was their faith in a mother's love that they felt they could afford to be callous for a bit longer.
He is the most callous, disgusting human being I have ever seen.
The callous raiders set fire to a cage containing the rodent, named Hammy, as they made their escape.
Hills will vigorously seek to recover from these former directors and Smith Barney all damages Hills sustained as a result of these directors' callous disregard of their obligations as directors of a public company.
Judge Phillip Parker told her at Wolverhampton crown court: "Taking her savings was callous but taking her life was unforgivable.
We are now anxious to contact these two good samaritans and any other witnesses who may be of assistance in bringing these callous offenders to justice.
They were reckless and callous words that opened up taxpayers to millions of dollars in legal penalties.
James Titcombe, 33, said: "I just couldn't understand how anyone could have such a callous attitude.
The callous thieves are now being hunted by police after the elderly pensioner suffered facial injuries and needed hospital treatment following her ordeal yesterday.
Cold, callous and indescribably cruel,'' Judge Lazarus said of Lionel Tate's actions, contradicting his own words by describing said actions while confounding logic and humanity by writing off a child's entire life for ugly and destructive imitative behavior, the consequence of which he lacked the ability to comprehend.
A DEVASTATED family has suffered more heartache after a callous thief stole flowers left in memory of their son.
But when the health and safety of thousands of children and teachers is on the line - due to the callous disregard of life by LAUSD's top bumble-crats - Zacarias flashed little more than bland annoyance Thursday.
North Belfast MP Nigel Dodds has condemned those responsible for planting the explosive, calling it an "act of callous recklessness".