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Definition of Callous

Callous

  1. Hardened; indurated.
  2. Hardened in mind; insensible; unfeeling; unsusceptible.

Callous Quotations

Once conform, once do what other people do because they do it, and a lethargy steals over all the finer nerves and faculties of the soul. She becomes all outer show and inward emptiness; dull, callous, and indifferent.
Virginia Woolf

I'm not this callous clown walking around laughing at life all the time. I've had some serious, serious problems in my life. But I've come out with a smile.
John Lydon

Memory in youth is active and easily impressible; in old age it is comparatively callous to new impressions, but still retains vividly those of earlier years.
Charlotte Bronte

Among sportsmen are the noble, the diligent and the caring, as there are the callous, the cheats and the criminals.
Harsha Bhogle

There is too much disagreement for disagreement's sake. In a time of persistent challenges that still call into question our most sacred aspirations as a country, we cannot afford shallow callous divisiveness in our public debate.
Cory Booker
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Callous Translations

callous in German is schwielig, hart
callous in Spanish is calloso
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