- Insensitive to criticism or insults: you have to be thick-skinned and none too squeamishMore example sentences
insensitive, unfeeling, tough, hardened, callous, case-hardened• informal hard-boiled
- Perhaps mentally tough would be a more sensitive description than thick-skinned.
- For all his claims to resilience in the face of criticism, he is not as thick-skinned as he professes to be.
- So, you just have to be a bit thick-skinned about it and keep going.