Synonyms for callous
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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.
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callous, indurate, pachydermatousadjective
"a callous indifference to suffering"; "cold-blooded and indurate to public opinion"
calloused, callous, thickenedverb
having calluses; having skin made tough and thick through wear
"calloused skin"; "with a workman's callous hands"
callous, cauterize, cauteriseverb
make insensitive or callous; deaden feelings or morals
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The callous disregard for Luke’s life is more proof of the depths of AQAP’s depravity, and further reason why the world must never cease in seeking to defeat their evil ideology.
One of the fundamental reasons why so many doctors become cynical and disillusioned is precisely because, when the abstract idealism has worn thin, they are uncertain about the value of the actual lives of the patients they are treating. This is not because they are callous or personally inhuman: it is because they live in and accept a society which is incapable of knowing what a human life is worth.
I'm being proactive, and I want to accept responsibility for these stupid, callous remarks.
Callous, adj. Gifted with great fortitude to bear the evils afflicting another.
The execution of people accused of petty crimes and on the basis of ‘confessions’ extracted through torture has become shamefully common in Saudi Arabia. It is absolutely shocking to witness the Kingdom’s authorities callous disregard to fundamental human rights, the use of the death penalty in Saudi Arabia is so far removed from any kind of legal parameters that it is almost hard to believe.
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- мазолест, безсърдечен, безчувственBulgarian
- abgestumpft, verhärtet, gefühllos, schwieligGerman
- calloso, desconsiderado, cruel, insensibleSpanish
- känsäinen, tunteeton, kylmä, sydämetönFinnish
- endurci, insensible, sans-coeurFrench
- bőrkeményedéses, érzéketlen, kérges, keményszívűHungarian
- harðgeðja, tilfinningalaus, harðbrjósta, harðlyndur, kaldgeðja, fólskulegurIcelandic
- cinico, calloso, insensibileItalian
- ueke, utongaMāori
- bot, gevoelloos, harteloos, hard, afgestompt, eeltig, ongevoeligDutch
- бездушный, мозолистый, бесчувственный, бессердечный, чёрствыйRussian
- nemilosrdan, kalozan, bezosjećajan, žuljevit, tvrdSerbo-Croatian
- hjärtlös, känslolös, känslokallSwedish
- người vô tìnhVietnamese
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