English to Afrikaans Meaning :: callous

Callous :
gevoellose
- gevoellosevereeltecallousescallousingcallously
 

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Verb(1) make insensitive or callous; deaden feelings or morals
Adjective(1) emotionally hardened(2) having calluses; having skin made tough and thick through wear

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(1) If only you new the truth you would hang your head in shame at your ignorance and callous disregard for the suffering of your fellow Australians.(2) By defending his blundering ways, this self-serving little weasel shows callous disregard for that poor little girl.(3) This just excuses all cruel and callous behavior and makes the recipient of it the one to bear the burden.(4) Sadly, there is big money in rare species, but this is a very cruel and callous type of crime, and one we are anxious to stamp out.(5) This isn't callous and soulless; it can be rich and exciting.(6) The whole arms business has made top politicians, of both main parties, increasingly callous and insensitive.(7) Certainly, there is no denying that these cruel and callous acts were terrorism.(8) He was knocked to the floor by a cold and callous killer, which left him totally defenceless on the floor.(9) I guess this means I don't need to feel I went wrong somewhere raising someone who has become such a cruel and callous snob?(10) More than rage, it was a pity that filled me on seeing this callous indifference all around.(11) Jasmine felt a deep stab of anger at that callous comment and she glared at him.(12) I don't think I'm a cruel or callous person, and I don't want to think that what happened to me made me into one.(13) People capable of that sort of uncaring and cruelly callous behavior tend to move on to humans if they are not stopped early enough.(14) But despite the ineluctable force of modernization it's surprising how strongly and deeply rooted this callous disregard for women is.(15) Under its sugarcoating of carefree decadence lies a remarkably cruel and callous film.(16) It is this callous indifference to human life on the part of the ÔÇÿdisciplesÔÇÖ that he is alerting us to.
Synonyms
Adjective
1. heartless ::
harteloos
2. unfeeling ::
gevoelloos
3. uncaring ::
ongevoelig
4. cold ::
koue
5. cold-hearted ::
koue-hearted
6. hard ::
hard
7. as hard as nails ::
so hard soos spykers
8. hard-hearted ::
hardvogtige
9. insensitive ::
onsensitief
10. lacking compassion ::
gebrek aan deernis
11. hard-bitten ::
hard-gebyt
12. hard-nosed ::
hard-nosed
13. hard-edged ::
hard-rand
14. unsympathetic ::
onsimpatieke
Verb
16. cauterize ::
toeschroeien
Antonyms
1. charitable ::
liefdadigheid
2. humane ::
menslike
3. kindly ::
vriendelik
4. merciful ::
barmhartige
5. sensitive ::
sensitiewe
6. sympathetic ::
simpatieke
7. tender ::
tender
8. warm ::
warm
Different Forms
callous, calloused, callouses, callousing, callously, callousness
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