Callouses



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.
Historical Examples

The Lookout Man B. M. Bower
The Spenders Harry Leon Wilson
Martin Eden Jack London
The Story of Opal Opal Whiteley
The Real Man Francis Lynde
Luna Benamor Vicente Blasco Ibez
Trading Jeff and his Dog James Arthur Kjelgaard
Sacrifice Stephen French Whitman
Letters of a Dakota Divorcee Jane Burr
North of Fifty-Three Bertrand W. Sinclair

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

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