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 ?
When she saw, on the back and shoulders of the child, great welts and calloused spots, ineffaceable marks of the system under which she had grown up thus far, her heart became pitiful within her.
What the Swede found there roused no pity within his calloused heart, only anger against his fellow scoundrel.
Inherent in him was a calloused familiarity with violent death.
She who had suffered so much was at last beyond reach of the keenest of misery's pangs, for her senses were numbed and calloused.