Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / callus
FEEDBACK

callus

See definition of callus on Dictionary.com

synonyms for callus

  • acclimate
  • acclimatize
  • adapt
  • adjust
  • blunt
  • brutalize
  • callous
  • coarsen
  • conform
  • deaden
  • develop
  • discipline
  • dull
  • embitter
  • habituate
  • indurate
  • inure
  • numb
  • paralyze
  • roughen
  • season
  • steel
  • stiffen
  • strengthen
  • stun
  • stupefy
  • teach
  • train
  • case-harden
  • climatize
  • make callous
  • render insensitive

antonyms for callus

MOST RELEVANT
  • disarrange
  • disorder
  • enliven
  • neglect
  • unfit
  • weaken
  • indulge
  • liquefy
  • melt
  • soften
  • spoil
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
QUIZ
Yogurt To Take This Quiz On Ice Cream, Gelato, And Other Frozen Treats!
START THE QUIZ

How to use callus in a sentence

She had earned some of the same rewards as the three Olympians — the calluses.
LEAH FALLAND WAS ON HER WAY TO THE OLYMPICS, AND THEN CAME THE FALL AND THE SHOCKADAM KILGOREJUNE 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The things that really hurt are gravel, knobbly things, things with a lot of texture, until you have calluses.
THESE SHOES ARE KILLING ME! (EP. 296 REBROADCAST)STEPHEN J. DUBNERMAY 20, 2021FREAKONOMICS
In some ways the foot would become the shoe needed to make it through daily life because the body has the ability to build up calluses at the bottom of the foot.
THESE SHOES ARE KILLING ME! (EP. 296 REBROADCAST)STEPHEN J. DUBNERMAY 20, 2021FREAKONOMICS
Instead of futilely trying to stay smooth, eventually it will develop calluses so it can better meet the challenge.
6 PRINCIPLES FOR NAVIGATING CHALLENGES IN LIFEBRAD STULBERGMAY 6, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
As Otto and I take our first cautious steps into the world together, I wish I could keep our bubble wrapped around us, grow calluses and not care when people stare, become impenetrable.
MY PANDEMIC BABY IS PULLING US OUT OF OUR COZY CAVE. BUT HOW WILL THE WORLD SEE A DISABLED MOTHER LIKE ME?REBEKAH TAUSSIGAPRIL 28, 2021TIME
Hertle points out that once a mosaic cell in a graft callus starts to produce roots, shoots and flowers, it could give rise to a new species or subspecies, especially if cell walls open wide enough to admit nuclear genomes.
PLANT CELLS OF DIFFERENT SPECIES CAN SWAP ORGANELLESVIVIANE CALLIERJANUARY 20, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
This callus may form upon any cut surface, or even where the bark has been abraded.
AMERICAN POMOLOGYJ. A. WARDER
You can get the callus almost every time, but it is very difficult to secure the development of roots afterwards.
NORTHERN NUT GROWERS ASSOCIATION REPORT OF THE PROCEEDINGS AT THE SECOND ANNUAL MEETINGNORTHERN NUT GROWERS ASSOCIATION
President Morris: How about getting callus by three months, we will say, in storage?
NORTHERN NUT GROWERS ASSOCIATION REPORT OF THE PROCEEDINGS AT THE SECOND ANNUAL MEETINGNORTHERN NUT GROWERS ASSOCIATION
On January 11 the cambium ring at the lower end of the cuttings had begun to callus.
NORTHERN NUT GROWERS ASSOCIATION REPORT OF THE PROCEEDINGS AT THE SECOND ANNUAL MEETINGNORTHERN NUT GROWERS ASSOCIATION
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
Choose the synonym for future
capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO CALLUS

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