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callous
American English: /ˈkæləs/
British English: /ˈkaləs/

Translation of callous in Spanish:

adjective

  • (person/remark)
    insensible
    cruel
    Example sentences
    • But despite the ineluctable force of modernization it's surprising how strongly and deeply rooted this callous disregard for women is.
    • Sadly, there is big money in rare species, but this is a very cruel and callous type of crime, and one we are anxious to stamp out.
    • By defending his blundering ways, this self-serving little weasel shows callous disregard for that poor little girl.

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