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
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All we had were calloused hands, and now callous minds.
The Calloused Soul: Uncovering the Real woman Behind the Hardened Heart
I can only compare it to the calloused pet-breeding industry that keeps cranking out purebreds while there are thousands of dogs and cats stranded at pounds and shelters waiting for loving homes.