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Synonyms for callous

Verb

1. callous, cauterize, cauterise, inure, harden, indurate
usage: make insensitive or callous; deaden feelings or morals

Adjective

1. callous, indurate, pachydermatous, insensitive (vs. sensitive)
usage: emotionally hardened; "a callous indifference to suffering"; "cold-blooded and indurate to public opinion"
2. calloused, callous, thickened, tough (vs. tender), toughened
usage: having calluses; having skin made tough and thick through wear; "calloused skin"; "with a workman's callous hands"
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