In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- I don't understand how people can be so cruel and unfeeling as to create havoc and distress in another person's life based on nothing but innuendos and rumors.
- Are we becoming an uncaring and unfeeling society?
- The converse is also true; strong judgment without loving kindness is harsh and unfeeling.
- The government is totally uncaring and unfeeling.
- The picture writes its own sad story - who could be so unfeeling, cruel and sad as to abandon this litter of seven cute little puppies?
- Could anybody be so unfeeling, cold-blooded, unmerciful and cruel I hear you ask?
- I don't mean to sound callous or unfeeling, and I can appreciate that the parents themselves are full of joy, but I just can't summon up any ersatz enthusiasm for other people's children.
- If you're anything like me, you've spent a great deal of time wondering what the world was like through the eyes of a cold and unfeeling pet dog.
- Given this reality, it is no surprise that reviewers must seem, at times, to be unfeeling sadists who squeeze their salaries directly out of the crushed egos of young novelists.
- Something hard had filled me, something cold, and unfeeling.
- To equate these unfeeling and uncaring power mongers with American Republicanism is using the wrong approach.
- But still, for me, the death sentence is too cold-blooded, too unfeeling.
- And yet, despite the fact that Californian winters differed dramatically from those snowy months in Winnipeg, he still felt cold, unfeeling, uncaring.
- Having been outed as an adulterer and a cold and unfeeling husband, Charles' reputation was at a low ebb and steps were taken to mount a media counter-offensive.
- They had been harsh and unfeeling toward the poor.
- He was cold, heartless and unfeeling but he was right.
- The elderly of this city need and deserve peace and contentment, not the discontent and uncertainty being forced on them by heartless and unfeeling councillors.
- The staff were very cold and unfeeling (I expected no less).
- More than likely their communication was very poor, but for the authorities to maintain that they were not seeking asylum and send them to Indonesia was callous and unfeeling.
- People around thought he was cruel, unfeeling, hard-hearted.
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