The man who stole from the poor was a callous thief.
That was a particularly callous act, which left her left hand painful and badly bruised.
Stealing the coats was a callous act.
The wounded are getting to be common, and people grow callous.
Just occasionally, he could even appear extraordinarily callous.
Making it much more difficult to retire on grounds of ill-health was a rather callous way of dealing with part of the problem.
This is very callous, but it is the law at the moment.
I know it sounds callous - and that there's more to life than work - but we really need the money.
The police showed callous disregard for innocent lives.
Yet as the reality of Fenton's condition becomes clearer, he exhibits his own more mercenary, even callous, streak.
For calloused feet, apply Vaseline and then put socks on overnight while sleeping.
He had callous indifference for helpless weakness.
Libertarianism seems to dissolve to an unworldly atomism, and seems far too callous about real human pain.
You feel you're too calloused to recapture your 1st love.
The symbolism of his death made people aware that their society had become callous, irresponsible and selfish.
I wasn't usually so callous in putting flying saucers before family, but this was an exceptional case!
The callous attitude of the shipping company would sound like sheer mockery to my countrymen.
The nurse caused the callous murder of fifteen patients.
A calloused, human hand picked her up.
Kiera looked at Evelyn, astonished by her callous words.
There was nothing heroic about Cecil or his policy; it involved a callous attitude towards struggling Protestants abroad.
A story describing how the domestic happiness of a young tutor, who marries the unacknowledged daughter of a Russian sensualist of the old type, dull, ignorant and genial, is troubled by a Russian sensualist of the new school, intelligent, accomplished and callous, without there being any possibility of saying who is most to be blamed for the tragic termination.
In the corporal's changed face, in the sound of his voice, in the stirring and deafening noise of the drums, he recognized that mysterious, callous force which compelled people against their will to kill their fellow men--that force the effect of which he had witnessed during the executions.
They used to be described as the most cruel and treacherous people in the world, and they certainly are callous of the pain suffered by others, and regard any strategy of which their enemies are the victims with open admiration.
His long-deserved humiliation only began in the Winter of 1212-1213, when Innocent III., finding him so utterly callous as to the interdict, took the further step of declaring John does him deposed from the throne for contumacy, and the pope.
Though for a long time they were callous wreckers and pirates, and cruel, and though they show great want of feeling in the "devil murders" - ceremonial murders of one of themselves for grave offences against the community, which are now being gradually put down - still on the whole the Nicobarese are a quiet, inoffensive people, friendly to each other, and not quarrelsome, and by inclination friendly and not dangerous to foreigners.
But it is a good thing for proprietors who perish morally, bring remorse upon themselves, stifle this remorse and grow callous, as a result of being able to inflict punishments justly and unjustly.