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cal·lous·ness

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  1. unfeelingness, callousness, callosity, hardness, insensibilitynoun

    devoid of passion or feeling; hardheartedness

    Synonyms:
    harshness, rigour, callosity, severeness, severity, hardness, unfeelingness, rigourousness, inclemency, rigorousness, insensibility, ruggedness, rigor, stiffness, callus

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  1. Kevin Downing:

    I think the judge showed that she is incredibly hostile towards Mr. Manafort Wednesday.Jackson and exhibited a level of callousness that I have not seen in a white collar case in over 15 years of prosecution.

  2. Imgard Schloegl:

    ...nobody has the right to manipulate anybody or to impress anybody with his stronger personality, not even for the other's imagined good, for nobody can know what that good is. This is courtesy rather than callousness, for the other's dignity is thus acknowledged, or the dignity of his grief is respected. If and when he is ready, the other will of himself reach out for consolation and feel free to ask for a hand to point out the way.

  3. Peter Saunders:

    He is making a mockery of the papal commission (into child abuse), of the Pope himself, but most of all of the victims and the survivors, he has a catalog of denigrating people, of acting with callousness, cold-heartedness, almost sociopathic I would go as far as to say, this lack of care.

  4. Orange County District:

    A monster with a gun murdered a little boy on his way to kindergarten – because he was cut off on the freeway, the callousness of this crime is unspeakable, but the fact that this couple continued to hide out in plain sight knowing full well they killed a 6-year-old child while Aiden’s grieving parents pleaded with the killers to come forward is [unforgivable].

  5. Aimee Edwards:

    Gov. Herbert stands by his actions to cease acting as a pass-through for federal funds to Planned Parenthood, he was offended by the actions of Planned Parenthood and the callousness with which they discussed human life.


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