calloused

adjective
cal·loused | \ˈka-ləst \
variants: or callused

Definition of calloused 

: having calluses the calloused hands of a manual laborer calloused feet

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Self, a driller by profession, was known as an earth mover, a fabricator, a welder, a framer with calloused hands but a tender touch, the Go Fund Me post said. Nathan J. Fish, azcentral, "GoFundMe for man killed in drill-rig collapse: 'A daughter’s first love, a son’s first hero'," 26 May 2018 There are plenty of examples of experience changing the body, from calloused feet to bulging biceps. Carl Zimmer, New York Times, "Bodies Remodeled for a Life at Sea," 19 Apr. 2018 And his outward lack of any emotion about his messy public breach with the president and the Mercer family struck some not as the calloused indifference of a political operative but as nihilistic. Jeremy W. Peters, New York Times, "Steve Bannon Steps Down From Breitbart Post," 9 Jan. 2018 The testimony of Newell's mother, sister, co-conspirators and his own admission to East Cleveland police detectives painted a cold and calloused picture of Breanna Fluitt's last night alive. Cory Shaffer, cleveland.com, "Gang member guilty in 'cold-blooded, cowardly' murder of East Cleveland teen girl," 1 Nov. 2017 His calloused hand pulled his baseball cap low against the Louisiana sun, then followed the cane down to where the stalk emerged from dirt. Ted Jackson, NOLA.com, "Sugarlands - The Untold Story," 20 Aug. 2017 Lingering are beaten-up F-150 trucks with giant American flags as their only point of pride, and desperate shirtless men use their dirty, calloused hands to fight to survive and to fight each other. The Root, "#TheRootTrip: A Ghost of the Green Book in Phoenix," 13 June 2017 A parade of Carhartt coveralls and neon safety vests formed in the aisles for communion, the white wafers glinting between calloused hands. Matt A.v. Chaban, New York Times, "As Construction Deaths Rise, a Mass for Fallen Workers Grows," 2 May 2016

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1793, in the meaning defined above

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calloused

adjective
cal·loused
variants: or callused \ˈkal-əst \

Medical Definition of calloused 

: callous sense 2 calloused hands

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