calloused


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cal·lous

 (kăl′əs)
adj.
1. Having calluses; toughened: callous skin on the elbow.
2. Emotionally hardened; unfeeling: a callous indifference to the suffering of others.
tr. & intr.v. cal·loused, cal·lous·ing, cal·lous·es
To make or become callous.

[Middle English, from Old French cailleux, from Latin callōsus, from callum, hard skin.]

cal′lous·ly adv.
cal′lous·ness n.
Usage Note: Do not confuse the adjective callous, as in Years of dealing with criminals had left her callous, with the noun callus, as in I have a callus on my thumb. Also, do not confuse the verb callous, which means "to make or become callous," with the verb callus "to form or develop hardened tissue."

calloused

(ˈkæləst) or

callused

adj
(Pathology) roughened; hardened
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.calloused - having calluses; having skin made tough and thick through wear; "calloused skin"; "with a workman's callous hands"
toughened, tough - physically toughened; "the tough bottoms of his feet"
Translations

calloused

[ˈkæləsd] ADJ [fingers, hands] → encallecido, calloso

calloused

callused [ˈkæləst] adj [fingers, hand, foot] → calleux/euse

calloused

calloused

[ˈkæləst] adjcalloso/a
References in classic literature ?
Men with calloused hands and attired in garments that showed the wear of an endless trudge for a living, smoked their pipes contentedly and spent five, ten, or perhaps fifteen cents for beer.
They were found greatly flattened and calloused at the ends.
He held up his hand, rubbing the ball of the thumb over the calloused palm and gazing at the dirt that was ingrained in the flesh itself and which no brush could scrub away.