Calloused



made hard; hardened.
insensitive; indifferent; unsympathetic:
They have a callous attitude toward the sufferings of others.
having a callus; indurated, as parts of the skin exposed to friction.
to make or become hard or callous.
Contemporary Examples

Hollywood’s New Macho Man Gina Piccalo March 31, 2010
America Prepares to Fold in Afghanistan But Must Stay John Kael Weston January 15, 2013
Russia Tells ‘Tourists’ How to Go Fight in Ukraine Oleg Shynkarenko April 12, 2014

Historical Examples

Planet of the Damned Harry Harrison
The Destroyers Gordon Randall Garrett
Ride Proud, Rebel! Andre Alice Norton
Planet of the Damned Harry Harrison
Rim o’ the World B. M. Bower
Boy Scouts in the North Sea G. Harvey Ralphson
Democracy and Education John Dewey

adjective
unfeeling; insensitive
(of skin) hardened and thickened
verb
(pathol) to make or become callous
adj.

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