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OTHER WORDS FROM callouscal·lous·ly, adverbcal·lous·ness, nounun·cal·lous, adjectiveun·cal·lous·ly, adverb
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH callouscallous , callus
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A visit to a British museum accompanied by a callous curator ends badly when Sayet learns that the building’s inventory includes numerous indigenous skulls stored in unlabeled boxes.‘Where We Belong’ explores connection between past, present|Patrick Folliard|July 1, 2021|Washington Blade
The Israeli government has attempted to use social media to bolster its support, too, but in a particularly callous way.
Prosecutors who opposed the release wrote in a court filing that the “cold and callous nature of this crime reflects the defendant’s depravity.”Released early after a murder conviction, D.C. man is charged in new homicide|Paul M. Duggan, Keith L. Alexander, Peter Hermann|May 12, 2021|Washington Post
At the same time, the cops who are called on to keep order frequently behave like a callous, occupying force, and, all too often, the money corrupts them, too.
The singer’s callous responses to autistic people’s concerns on Twitter did nothing to increase my trust in her ability to treat us like full-fledged human beings onscreen.Sia's Golden Globe-Nominated Music Isn’t Just Offensive. It’s Also Bad Art—and the Distinction Matters|Sarah Kurchak|February 25, 2021|Time
Is this the picture of a callous culture that chews these young men up and spits them out?
The deal, critics charge, was at best a bad one and at worst, a callous political move.Did Christie Go Easy on a Human Trafficker Just to Bust a Small-Time Pol?|Olivia Nuzzi|March 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The problem is that, when exposed to the political limelight, Carson's “gifted hands” have become careless, callous.Ben Carson Was a Role Model for Black Teens Until He Sold Out to the Right|Joshua DuBois|March 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Perhaps the most callous Israeli response, however, came from economy minister Naftali Bennett.
With each passing disaster our skin grows a little more callous, our “thoughts and prayers” more cynical.
The callous Justice passed on to the next stye, immersed in thought.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
It isn't in the average man to be utterly callous to the suffering of another, even if that other richly deserves his pain.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
But where the trade is once admitted, no wonder the heart becomes callous to the individual sufferings of the slaves.Journal of a Voyage to Brazil|Maria Graham
The brutal callous indifference of the whole thing was most strongly marked.The Weight of the Crown|Fred M. White
The Hindoo devotee is exceedingly tender of the lives of animals, while he is often callous to human suffering.Man And His Ancestor|Charles Morris