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n. pl. cal·los·i·ties
1. The condition of being calloused. Also called tylosis.
2. Hardheartedness; insensitivity.
3. See callus.
[Middle English callosite, from Old French, from Late Latin callōsitās, from Latin callōsus, callous; see callous.]
n, pl -ties
2. (Botany) another name for callus1
cal•los•i•ty(kəˈlɒs ɪ ti)
n., pl. -ties.
1. a callous condition.
2. a hardened or thickened part of a plant.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Late Latin]
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|Noun||1.||callosity - an area of skin that is thick or hard from continual pressure or friction (as the sole of the foot)|
hardening - abnormal hardening or thickening of tissue
|2.||callosity - devoid of passion or feeling; hardheartedness|
insensitiveness, insensitivity - the inability to respond to affective changes in your interpersonal environment
dullness - lack of sensibility; "there was a dullness in his heart"; "without him the dullness of her life crept into her work no matter how she tried to compartmentalize it."