- callous ► ADJECTIVE ▪ insensitive and cruel.► NOUN variant spelling of CALLUS(Cf. ↑callused).DERIVATIVES callously adverb callousness noun.ORIGIN Latin callosus 'hard-skinned' .
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callously — adverb in a callous way (Freq. 1) he callously exploited their feelings • Syn: ↑unfeelingly • Derived from adjective: ↑unfeeling (for: ↑unfeelingly), ↑callous … Useful english dictionary
Callously — Callous Cal lous, a. [L. callosus callous hard, fr. callum, callus, callous skin: cf. F. calleux.] 1. Hardened; indurated. A callous hand. Goldsmith. A callous ulcer. Dunglison. [1913 Webster] 2. Hardened in mind; insensible; unfeeling;… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
callously — adverb see callous I … New Collegiate Dictionary
callously — See callous. * * * … Universalium
callously — adverb In a callous manner; done without regard to others sensitivities. Syn: carelessly, hardheartedly, indifferently, unfeelingly … Wiktionary
callously — adv. harshly, in an unsympathetic manner; stiffly, in a hardened manner … English contemporary dictionary
callously — cal·lous·ly … English syllables
callously — See: callous … English dictionary
callous — callously, adv. callousness, n. /kal euhs/, adj. 1. made hard; hardened. 2. insensitive; indifferent; unsympathetic: They have a callous attitude toward the sufferings of others. 3. having a callus; indurated, as parts of the skin exposed to… … Universalium
unfeelingly — adverb 1. without compassionate feelings unfeelingly, she required her maid to work on Christmas Day • Ant: ↑feelingly • Derived from adjective: ↑unfeeling 2. in a callous way he callously exploited their feelings … Useful english dictionary