In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(remark/person) insensible(person/remark) cruel
- All of them are presented as taking place in an environment of such reckless irresponsibility and callous disregard of the value of human life as to strain credulity.
- Under its sugarcoating of carefree decadence lies a remarkably cruel and callous film.
- He was capable of cold, even callous detachment - surely qualities essential for that sort of work.
- I guess this means I don't need to feel I went wrong somewhere raising someone who has become such a cruel and callous snob?
- People capable of that sort of uncaring and cruelly callous behavior tend to move on to humans if they are not stopped early enough.
- This explains in part why slaves were often brutalized by the callous administration of cruel punishments.
- By defending his blundering ways, this self-serving little weasel shows callous disregard for that poor little girl.
- This just excuses all cruel and callous behavior and makes the recipient of it the one to bear the burden.
- Why didn't I bombard him with cruel, viciously callous words?
- I don't think I'm a cruel or callous person, and I don't want to think that what happened to me made me into one.
- Certainly, there is no denying that these cruel and callous acts were terrorism.
- It is this callous indifference to human life on the part of the ‘disciples’ that he is alerting us to.
- Jasmine felt a deep stab of anger at that callous comment and she glared at him.
- Sadly, there is big money in rare species, but this is a very cruel and callous type of crime, and one we are anxious to stamp out.
- The whole arms business has made top politicians, of both main parties, increasingly callous and insensitive.
- But despite the ineluctable force of modernization it's surprising how strongly and deeply rooted this callous disregard for women is.
- More than rage, it was a pity that filled me on seeing this callous indifference all around.
- He was knocked to the floor by a cold and callous killer, which left him totally defenceless on the floor.
- This isn't callous and soulless; it can be rich and exciting.
- If only you new the truth you would hang your head in shame at your ignorance and callous disregard for the suffering of your fellow Australians.
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