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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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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.
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.
Nestlé and Cargill could risk sounding baldly callous in the Supreme Court next week.
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.
Those were the callous words printed on a sign below one family’s plea for help.
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.
This callousness is almost beyond our comprehension, the tone of feeling is so different now.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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judderverb (used without object) | [juhd-er ]SEE DEFINITION