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  • as inbrutally
  • as inin cold blood

synonyms for callously

  • ferociously
  • fiercely
  • mercilessly
  • relentlessly
  • ruthlessly
  • savagely
  • viciously
  • atrociously
  • barbarically
  • barbarously
  • brutishly
  • demoniacally
  • diabolically
  • ferally
  • hardheartedly
  • heartlessly
  • in cold blood
  • inexorably
  • inhumanely
  • inhumanly
  • meanly
  • murderously
  • pitilessly
  • remorselessly
  • something fierce
  • something terrible
  • unkindly
  • unrelentingly
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antonyms for callously

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  • gently
  • humanely
  • kindly
  • nicely
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    How to use callously in a sentence

    Putting in his hand, he drew out one prisoner after another, callously wringing their necks one by one.
    THE ANIMAL STORY BOOKVARIOUS
    First of all a rat came along, trailing his naked tail callously on the snow behind him.
    LIVES OF THE FUR FOLKM. D. HAVILAND
    We were furiously angry with each other, tender with each other, callously selfish, generously self-sacrificing.
    TONO BUNGAYH. G. WELLS
    "It's saved me a lot of trouble," he remarked callously, as he went to the fire and threw more wood on to it.
    COLONIAL BORNG. FIRTH SCOTT
    The heart must be callously vile, which can bear to be stabbed with the words of abused confidence.
    DISCIPLINEMARY BRUNTON
    She had known of Marmaduke's monstrous fraud on the confiding girl whom he now so callously abandoned to her fate.
    THE NEST OF THE SPARROWHAWKBARONESS ORCZY
    She started as if stung with the very lash with which he so callously threatened her.
    THE TANGLED SKEINEMMUSKA ORCZY, BARONESS ORCZY
    Callously enough she switched off the lights and left him lying there, in darkness but for the ash-dimmed glimmer of a dying fire.
    RED MASQUERADELOUIS JOSEPH VANCE
    Beatrice meanwhile, callously avowing her unworthiness, said that she was "dead tired" and went to bed.
    TANTEANNE DOUGLAS SEDGWICK
    No matter that she did, in a measure, harden to her work, grow callously accustomed to rising early and working late.
    BIG TIMBERBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
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