Definition of Calloused

1. Adjective. Having calluses; having skin made tough and thick through wear. "With a workman's callous hands"

Exact synonyms: Callous, Thickened
Similar to: Tough, Toughened
Derivative terms: Callosity



Definition of Calloused

1. Adjective. Having become or being made callous. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Calloused

1. callous [v] - See also: callous

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Calloused

callosal gyrus
callosal sulcus
callose
callosectomy
calloses
callositas
callosity
callosomarginal
callosomarginal artery
callosomarginal fissure
callosomarginal sulcus
callosotomy
callosumectomy
callous
calloused (current term)
callouses
callousing
callously
callousness
callousnesses
callout
callouts
callow
callower
callowest
callowness
callownesses
callows
calls

Literary usage of Calloused

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1. Anecdotes, Poetry, and Incidents of the War: North and South : 1860-1865 by Frank Moore (1866)
"The heart opens its floodgates, humanity asserts herself again, and you begin to feel. charge with a feeling so calloused by surrounding circumstances that ..."

2. China Inside Out by George Amos Miller (1917)
"calloused HANDS When a Chinese student can show marks of toil on his hands something revolutionary has happened. Either he is destitute or transformed. ..."

3. Through the School: The Experiences of a Mill Boy in Securing an Education by Frederic Kenyon Brown (1912)
"... Tent and Plant it in the Midst of the World's Sin; of the Little Man W^ho Fled from the Chidings of a CZ). Z).': of calloused Hands and Showing How 'Pa9 ..."

4. A Hand Book on Positive Health by Women's Foundation for Health, Inc (1922)
"Transverse Arch.—Is there the normal groove as in Figure 17, or has the surface become low, flat, bulging or calloused? Toes.—Have the toes power or life? ..."

5. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"1962 Callus is not used as an adjective, but both calloused and cal/used are. calloused usually has emotional connotations, and callused always has physical ..."

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