how to pronounce callous


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callous is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of callous


  1. Emotionally hardened; unfeeling and indifferent to the suffering/feelings of others.
  2. Having calluses.


  1. Alternative form of callus.

callous frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word callous occurs in english on average 1.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics callous can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that callous can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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