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callous

  

      adj  
1    unfeeling; insensitive  
2    (of skin) hardened and thickened  
      vb  
3      (Pathol)   to make or become callous  
     (C16: from Latin callosus; see callus)  
  callously      adv  
  callousness      n  
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callous

  
  
affectless, apathetic, case-hardened, cold, hard-bitten, hard-boiled     (informal)   hardened, hardhearted, harsh, heartless, indifferent, indurated     (rare)   insensate, insensible, insensitive, inured, obdurate, soulless, thick-skinned, torpid, uncaring, unfeeling, unresponsive, unsusceptible, unsympathetic  
  
Antonyms     
   caring, compassionate, considerate, gentle, sensitive, soft, sympathetic, tender, understanding  

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