English version

callous

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcallouscal‧lous /ˈkΓ¦lΙ™s/ adjective πŸ”Š πŸ”Š DON'T CAREnot caring that other people are suffering πŸ”Š We were shocked at the callous disregard for human life. πŸ”Š a callous attitude πŸ”Š the callous slaughter of seals β€”callously adverb β€”callousness noun [uncountable]
Examples from the Corpus
callousβ€’ At such times l thought their laughter callous and hated them.β€’ Nor are undertakers alone in careless and callous behaviour.β€’ This occurs not so much because the engineers are callous, but because of a blinkered approach by all parties.β€’ Call me callous, but I see it as Darwinism.β€’ A slightly callous, but very practical attitude.β€’ The press, in its callous, cynical way, was suspicious of the pro-gram at first and called it pure symbolism.β€’ The company showed callous disregard for the safety of their employees.β€’ Five days afterwards, callous Paul used the same bat to play baseball.β€’ the callous slaughter of thousands of civiliansβ€’ It may have seemed callous to the nurses, but I desperately needed that time to myself.
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