Definitions for callousˈkæl əs

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word callous

Princeton's WordNet

  1. callous, indurate, pachydermatous(adj)

    emotionally hardened

    "a callous indifference to suffering"; "cold-blooded and indurate to public opinion"

  2. calloused, callous, thickened(verb)

    having calluses; having skin made tough and thick through wear

    "calloused skin"; "with a workman's callous hands"

  3. callous, cauterize, cauterise(verb)

    make insensitive or callous; deaden feelings or morals

Wiktionary

  1. callous(Adjective)

    Emotionally hardened; unfeeling and indifferent to the suffering/feelings of others.

    She was so callous that she could criticise a cancer patient for wearing a wig.

  2. callous(Adjective)

    Having calluses.

  3. Origin: From callosus, from callum + -osus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Callous(adj)

    hardened; indurated

  2. Callous(adj)

    hardened in mind; insensible; unfeeling; unsusceptible

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Callous

    kal′us, adj. hardened: unfeeling or insensible.—n. Callos′ity, a hard swelling on the skin.—adv. Call′ously.—n. Call′ousness. [L. callosuscallus, hard skin.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of callous in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of callous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ambrose Gwinett Bierce:

    Callous, adj. Gifted with great fortitude to bear the evils afflicting another.

  2. Amy Pascal:

    I'm being proactive, and I want to accept responsibility for these stupid, callous remarks.

  3. Prosecutor Jeff Buhman:

    These were very cold, calculated killings, she was a woman who was remarkably, unbelievably, incredibly indifferent and callous.

  4. Teruhiko Mashiko:

    The view that it is not dignified as a human to simply be kept alive by medical treatment is becoming more common, cALLOUS ABANDONMENT.

  5. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Sweetness! World needs sweetness! It needs a sweet child, a sweet dolphin, a sweet monkey; it needs sweet people to soften the callous hearts!

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Translations for callous

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • мазолест, безсърдечен, безчувственBulgarian
  • otrlýCzech
  • gefühllos, verhärtet, schwielig, abgestumpftGerman
  • calloso, desconsiderado, insensible, cruelSpanish
  • kylmä, tunteeton, känsäinen, sydämetönFinnish
  • insensible, sans-coeur, endurciFrench
  • cranrachIrish
  • keményszívű, kérges, érzéketlen, bőrkeményedésesHungarian
  • harðlyndur, harðgeðja, tilfinningalaus, fólskulegur, harðbrjósta, kaldgeðjaIcelandic
  • calloso, insensibile, cinicoItalian
  • bejausmisLithuanian
  • ueke, utongaMāori
  • hard, ongevoelig, eeltig, afgestompt, bot, gevoelloos, harteloosDutch
  • bezdusznyPolish
  • insensívelPortuguese
  • мозолистый, бесчувственный, чёрствый, бездушный, бессердечныйRussian
  • žuljevit, kalozan, tvrd, bezosjećajan, nemilosrdanSerbo-Croatian
  • hjärtlös, känslokall, känslolösSwedish

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