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synonyms for callousness

  • bawdiness
  • boorishness
  • crassness
  • crudity
  • harshness
  • indelicacy
  • offensiveness
  • rawness
  • ribaldry
  • roughness
  • smut
  • smuttiness
  • uncouthness
  • unevenness
  • earthiness
  • poor taste
  • unrefinement

antonyms for callousness

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  • delicacy
  • manners
  • politeness
  • refinement
  • sophistication
  • kindness
  • love
  • charity
  • compassion
  • consideration
  • feeling
  • gentility
  • mercy
  • niceness
  • thoughtfulness
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          How to use callousness in a sentence

          I use “safer” because, while we might have been protected from the insurrectionists, we were not safe from the callousness of members of Congress who, having encouraged the sentiments that inspired the riot, now ignored requests to wear masks.
          REP. WATSON COLEMAN: I’M 75. I HAD CANCER. I GOT COVID-19 BECAUSE MY GOP COLLEAGUES DISMISS FACTS.BONNIE WATSON COLEMANJANUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
          It can seem callous to think about policy in these terms, but it cannot be understated how much anti-smoking policies have improved health and general well-being.
          STUDY: SMOKING BANS SAVED COUNTLESS LIVES — COULD THEY HAVE INCREASED DRUNK DRIVING?JERUSALEM DEMSASDECEMBER 24, 2020VOX
          Nestlé and Cargill could risk sounding baldly callous in the Supreme Court next week.
          THE SUPREME COURT WILL DECIDE: CAN BIG CHOCOLATE BE BLAMED FOR CHILD SLAVERY?VIVIENNE WALTNOVEMBER 26, 2020FORTUNE
          When Congress finally did amend the immigration statute, Truman conceded that the measure “discriminates in callous fashion” against Jewish refugees — but he signed it anyway.
          THEY SURVIVED WORLD WAR II — BUT WERE LEFT STRANDED IN GERMANYSTEVEN ROBERTSOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
          Those were the callous words printed on a sign below one family’s plea for help.
          FAMILY TOLD TO LET THEIR BABY DIE INSTEAD OF RAISING MONEY FOR HIS RARE DISEASEHEALTHNOVEMBER 27, 2019HEALTH
          The man who had asked the question climbed down and obeyed the order with the callousness of a dog nosing a dead rabbit.
          THE YEOMAN ADVENTURERGEORGE W. GOUGH
          And they almost regretted—though none of them would have owned to such callousness—that their father was soon coming back.
          SONS AND LOVERSDAVID HERBERT LAWRENCE
          Would you say that in this class of rare exceptions the absence of tears was always due to callousness in the mourners?
          THE INCENDIARYW. A. (WILLIAM AUGUSTINE) LEAHY
          It is quite possible to employ judgment so as to produce acts which will increase this organic callousness.
          ESSAYS IN EXPERIMENTAL LOGICJOHN DEWEY
          This callousness is almost beyond our comprehension, the tone of feeling is so different now.
          THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE BOOK OF JOSHUAWILLIAM GARDEN BLAIKIE
          SYNONYM OF THE DAY
          OCTOBER 26, 1985
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          WORDS RELATED TO CALLOUSNESS

          • bawdiness
          • boorishness
          • callousness
          • crassness
          • crudity
          • earthiness
          • harshness
          • indelicacy
          • offensiveness
          • poor taste
          • rawness
          • ribaldry
          • roughness
          • smut
          • smuttiness
          • uncouthness
          • unevenness
          • unrefinement
          Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.