What does the word callous mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Callousness.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Callously.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Like thickened and hardened skin; insensible; unfeeling.

Usage examples for callous

  1. Well, she was equally guilty one way or the other, and being almost callous about detection, she might as well go. – Jess by H. Rider Haggard
  2. Jatinda's callous departure is an ill omen. – Autobiography of a YOGI by Paramhansa Yogananda