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Adjective: callous  ka-lus
  1. Emotionally hardened
    "a callous indifference to suffering";
    - indurate, pachydermatous
  2. Having calluses; having skin made tough and thick through wear
    "with a workman's callous hands";
    - calloused, thickened
Verb: callous  ka-lus
  1. Make insensitive or callous; deaden feelings or morals
    - cauterize, cauterise [Brit]

Sounds like: callus, Callas

Derived forms: calloused, callouses, callousing

See also: insensitive, tough, toughened

Type of: enure, harden, indurate, inure

Encyclopedia: Callous