Callous in a sentence

Definition of Callous

Emotionally hardened; unfeeling and indifferent to the suffering/feelings of others. | Having calluses. | Alternative form of callus

How to use Callous in a Sentence?

  • There are people who appear to be quite callous about the evil within them and the evil they do.
  • I have at length become quite callous to many of the horrors of stage travelling.
  • It had nothing to do with the glare of the indifferent sun, with the callous face of our calamity.
  • His last agonies, his death on the cross is insufficient to move their callous hearts.
  • Cataphracted: invested with a hard callous skin, or with scales closely united.
  • From one like him I had certainly never expected this display of callous selfishness.
  • The young Agatha looked at them, and wondered if people grew callous as they grew old.
  • The poor London had, and ever would have, but she was not the callous mother of other years.
  • In striving to frame them she would surely laugh, and Mums would think her a callous wretch.
  • He was callous and cynical in face of the succulent penitence of Fluffy Pike and his kind.
  • It is not surprising, therefore, that the world should be callous to Emily Bronte.
  • What cannot be tolerated is this callous attitude toward the dignity and well-being of the workers out here.
  • Can you be callous to a love like mine which lives only in your happiness and hangs upon your pleasure?
  • The idea-driven is callous to the blandishments of beauty, for his is a love stronger than the love to woman.
  • He treated such places to a perfectly callous indifference, and regarded them merely as necessary evils.
  • He well knew the callous unscrupulousness of his friend and associate in his determined efforts to get rich quickly.
  • And that look of callous complacence was scarcely more terrifying than his silence, for as yet he had not uttered a word.
  • His heart is callous to the charms of others, and the very idea of bestowing his affections upon another is abhorrent.
  • This condition might have been enough to shock even the most callous mind, certainly enough to have impressed the community.
  • Must my love for my neighbour include one callous enough, not only to do a thing like that, but to boast about it?
  • She had no love for him, but her heart was not callous to suffering, and his distorted and agonized face had terrified and shocked her.
  • Some are sensitive to this sort of thing; some grow callous to it; some are indifferent; and some are said to enjoy it.
  • In vain she cried, and those fierce men, cruel and callous as they were, had not the barbarity to mock her.
  • And whilst they are navvying, they are almost shockingly indifferent to their circumstances, merely callous to the dirt and foulness.

Short Example Sentence for Callous

  • Let him think her callous if he must.
  • And she was callous to rebuke and shame.
  • The callous brutality of the man was revolting.
  • But the truth is, we are quite callous to nuisances.
  • How utterly callous and indifferent to that immortality is the other!
  • There was no susceptivity, in that callous heart for any but himself.
  • It is a callous creed, but in this instance it pleased me well.
  • Why, it's callous and actually horny!
  • The conversation might sound strange and callous to an ordinary listener.
  • He was a sickly, rather repulsive lad with a callous expression.
  • Now his callous mind demanded to know the full extent of the damage done.
  • The leaves are blue-green, soft and flexible but with sharp callous tips.
  • Even the selfish, callous Abbe would regret that she was the one to go.
  • Old Madge was usually as callous to such things as I was myself.
  • I 'll haul out his Callous Leaden soul with its brother!
  • The most callous was conscious of a few minutes' unusual gravity.

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