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Synonyms for callousˈkæl əs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. callous, indurate, pachydermatous(adj)

    emotionally hardened

    "a callous indifference to suffering"; "cold-blooded and indurate to public opinion"

    Synonyms:
    calloused, pachydermous, pachydermic, callous, pachydermatous, pachydermal, thickened, indurate

    Antonyms:
    sensitive, tender, untoughened

  2. calloused, callous, thickened(verb)

    having calluses; having skin made tough and thick through wear

    "calloused skin"; "with a workman's callous hands"

    Synonyms:
    calloused, callous, indurate, pachydermatous, thickened

    Antonyms:
    tender, untoughened, sensitive

  3. callous, cauterize, cauterise(verb)

    make insensitive or callous; deaden feelings or morals

    Synonyms:
    cauterise, callous, burn, cauterize

    Antonyms:
    sensitive, tender, untoughened

Wiktionary

  1. callous(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    heartless, astorgous

  2. callous(adjective)

    Emotionally hardened; unfeeling and indifferent to the suffering/feelings of others.

    Synonyms:
    heartless, astorgous

  3. callous(adjective)

    Having calluses.

    Synonyms:
    heartless, astorgous

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. callous(a.)

    Synonyms:
    indurated, hardened, hard

  2. callous(a.)

    Synonyms:
    insensible, unfeeling, apathetic, obtuse, unsusceptible, unimpressible, sluggish, dull, torpid, indifferent, dead


Translations for callous

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  • мазолест, безсърдечен, безчувственBulgarian
  • otrlýCzech
  • gefühllos, verhärtet, schwielig, abgestumpftGerman
  • calloso, desconsiderado, insensible, cruelSpanish
  • kylmä, tunteeton, känsäinen, sydämetönFinnish
  • insensible, sans-coeur, endurciFrench
  • cranrachIrish
  • कठोरHindi
  • keményszívű, kérges, érzéketlen, bőrkeményedésesHungarian
  • harðlyndur, harðgeðja, tilfinningalaus, fólskulegur, harðbrjósta, kaldgeðjaIcelandic
  • calloso, insensibile, cinicoItalian
  • bejausmisLithuanian
  • ueke, utongaMāori
  • hard, ongevoelig, eeltig, afgestompt, bot, gevoelloos, harteloosDutch
  • bezdusznyPolish
  • insensívelPortuguese
  • мозолистый, бесчувственный, чёрствый, бездушный, бессердечныйRussian
  • žuljevit, kalozan, tvrd, bezosjećajan, nemilosrdanSerbo-Croatian
  • hjärtlös, känslokall, känslolösSwedish
  • người vô tìnhVietnamese

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