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callousing

[ kal-uhs ]SEE DEFINITION OF callousing
  • as inindurate
  • as inharden
  • as inharden

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Professor Lake: You don't know how successful the callousing has been?

WORD ORIGIN

c.1400, "hardened," in the physical sense, from Latin callosus "thick-skinned," from callus, callum "hard skin" (see callus). The figurative sense of "unfeeling" appeared in English by 1670s. Related: Callously; callousness.