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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 cal·lous /ˈkæləs/
 (a.)痲木的,無情的,堅硬的,硬結的,起老繭的(vt.)使硬結,使痲木

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 cal·lous /ˈkæləs/ 形容詞
 胼胝狀的,硬的

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cal·lous a.
 1. Hardened; indurated.  “A callous hand.” --Goldsmith. “A callous ulcer.” --Dunglison.
 2. Hardened in mind; insensible; unfeeling; unsusceptible. “The callous diplomatist.”
    It is an immense blessing to be perfectly callous to ridicule.   --T. Arnold.
 Syn: -- Obdurate; hard; hardened; indurated; insensible; unfeeling; unsusceptible. See Obdurate.
 -- Cal*lous*ly, adv.
    A callousness and numbness of soul.   --Bentley.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 callous
      adj : emotionally hardened; "a callous indifference to suffering";
            "cold-blooded and indurate to public opinion" [syn: thick-skinned,
             indurate, pachydermatous]
      v : make insensitive or callous; deaden feelings or morals [syn:
           cauterize, cauterise]