/ˈkæləs/

adjective

1 hard, hardened. 2 a hardened in mind. b insensible. c unfeeling. d unsusceptible.

Having been diagnosed with a terminal illness, Herman and his wife talked about what should happen after he died. After a sensible grieving period, he wanted her to build a new life. To be happy. To date. To remarry. Maybe start a family. He didn’t, however, expect her to callously and immediately move on.


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“Callous.” The Effin’ Word, The Effin’ Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/callous. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “callous”, accessed January 17, 2021, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/callous.

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Callous. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved January 17, 2021, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/callous


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