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Characterized by a lack of care; not caring.
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  1. Characterized by a lack of care; not caring.
  2. Devoid of concern or sympathy.
Lacking kindness and pity; cruel
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  1. Lacking kindness and pity; cruel
  2. Having a body temperature that fluctuates, approximating that of the surrounding air, land, or water
  3. Easily affected by cold
Incapable of feeling or sensation; insensate or insensible
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  1. Incapable of feeling or sensation; insensate or insensible
  2. Without emotion or sympathy
  3. Not sympathetic to others; callous or hardhearted.
Having or showing a lack of concern for the feelings of others; tactless
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  1. Having or showing a lack of concern for the feelings of others; tactless
  2. Not sensitive; esp., incapable of being impressed, influenced, or affected; having little or no reaction (to)
  3. Not having normal emotional feelings; cold; tactless; undiplomatic
Confirmed or inveterate, esp. in wrong or immoral behavior; habitual
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  1. Confirmed or inveterate, esp. in wrong or immoral behavior; habitual
  2. Unfeeling or lacking emotion due to experience; callous.
  3. Made or become hard or harder (in various senses)
  1. Not susceptible.
  2. Not susceptible to or admitting of:
Lacking in shade; undiminished:
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  1. Lacking in shade; undiminished:
  2. Difficult to understand or impart:
  3. (Chemistry) Resistant to biodegradation:
Not responsive emotionally; without feeling
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  1. Not responsive emotionally; without feeling
  2. Having lost consciousness, especially temporarily; unconscious:
  3. Devoid of physical sensation or the power to react, as to pain or cold; numb.
Done or carried on in an obstinate or doggedly persistent manner
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  1. Done or carried on in an obstinate or doggedly persistent manner
  2. Difficult to treat or deal with; resistant to treatment or effort:
  3. Hard to handle, treat, or deal with; intractable
Hard to move or operate; not free or limber
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  1. Hard to move or operate; not free or limber
  2. Having such joints or muscles, as from exertion, cold, etc.
  3. Hard to bend or stretch; rigid; firm; not flexible or pliant
Firm; resolute
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  1. Firm; resolute
  2. Rigid; stiff
  3. Aloof and often antisocial; extremely reserved:
Hardened against feeling; hardhearted:
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  1. Hardened against feeling; hardhearted:
  2. Not giving in readily; stubborn; obstinate; inflexible
  3. Not easily moved to pity or sympathy; hardhearted
Devoid of sensation or consciousness; inanimate.
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  1. Devoid of sensation or consciousness; inanimate.
  2. Insensitive, indifferent
  3. Not sentient; without life, consciousness, or perception
Lacking sense or the power to reason.
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  1. Lacking sense or the power to reason.
  2. Lacking sensation; not feeling, or not capable of feeling, sensation; inanimate
  3. Lacking sensibility; without regard or feeling for others; cold; insensitive
Refusing to change one's attitude, purpose, or principles; immovable:
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  1. Refusing to change one's attitude, purpose, or principles; immovable:
  2. That cannot be bent or curved; stiff; rigid
  3. Not easily bent; stiff or rigid.
Being at a temperature that is less than what is required or what is normal:
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  1. Being at a temperature that is less than what is required or what is normal:
  2. Having little appeal to the senses or feelings:
  3. Not affectionate or friendly; aloof:
Lacking sympathy; unfeeling
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  1. Lacking sympathy; unfeeling
  2. Alternative form of cold-hearted.
Unfeeling; pitiless; cruel
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  1. Unfeeling; pitiless; cruel
  2. Lacking in feeling or compassion; pitiless and cold.
Not interested; indifferent
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  1. Not interested; indifferent
  2. Not concerned
  3. Not worried, anxious or apprehensive.
Not feeling pain; not liable to suffering; insensible
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  1. Not feeling pain; not liable to suffering; insensible
  2. Not feeling or showing emotion; placid; calm
  3. Motionless; still.
Feeling or showing a lack of interest or concern; indifferent.
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  1. Feeling or showing a lack of interest or concern; indifferent.
  2. Void of feeling; not susceptible of deep emotion; passionless; indifferent.
  3. Feeling or showing little or no emotion; unresponsive.
Devoid of compassion or feeling; pitiless.
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  1. Devoid of compassion or feeling; pitiless.
  2. Without a heart; specifically, without feeling, emotion, or concern for others; uncaring.
  3. Lacking kindness or feeling; hard and pitiless
Not penitent; unrepentant.
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  1. Not penitent; unrepentant.
  2. Without regret, shame, or remorse; unrepentant
  3. Not penitent; not repenting of sin; not contrite; of a hard heart.
Lacking sensitivity or the capacity for deep feeling.
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  1. Lacking sensitivity or the capacity for deep feeling.
  2. Lacking soul, sensitivity, or depth of feeling; without spirit or inspiration
Lacking spirit, energy, or vigor; listless; depressed
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  1. Lacking spirit, energy, or vigor; listless; depressed
Difficult to endure; severe; harsh:
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  1. Difficult to endure; severe; harsh:
  2. Hard to convince or influence; stubborn
  3. Hard to cut or chew:
Of or designating a style of genre fiction dealing in a straightforward, cynical way with criminals, detectives, etc.
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  1. Of or designating a style of genre fiction dealing in a straightforward, cynical way with criminals, detectives, etc.
  2. Unsentimental and practical; tough.
  3. (Informal) Not affected by sentiment, pity, etc.; tough; callous
Callous, unfeeling, hardhearted, etc.
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  1. Callous, unfeeling, hardhearted, etc.
  2. Insensitive to the feelings of others; callous.
  3. Not easily hurt by criticism, insult, etc.
(Simile, colloquial) Very hard; tough
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  1. (Simile, colloquial) Very hard; tough
Having a body temperature that changes according to the temperature of the surroundings. Fish, amphibians, and reptiles are cold-blooded.
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  1. Having a body temperature that changes according to the temperature of the surroundings. Fish, amphibians, and reptiles are cold-blooded.
  2. Lacking feeling or emotion:
  3. Executed without feeling or emotion:
Devoid of sympathy or feeling.
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  1. Devoid of sympathy or feeling.
  2. Without sympathy, feeling or compassion; callous or heartless
Difficult to endure; causing hardship or suffering:
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  1. Difficult to endure; causing hardship or suffering:
  2. Lacking in shade; undiminished:
  3. Stern, strict, or demanding:
(Informal) Not affected by sentiment, pity, etc.; tough; callous
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  1. (Informal) Not affected by sentiment, pity, etc.; tough; callous
  2. Unsentimental and practical; tough.
  3. Of or designating a style of genre fiction dealing in a straightforward, cynical way with criminals, detectives, etc.
Confirmed or inveterate, esp. in wrong or immoral behavior; habitual
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  1. Confirmed or inveterate, esp. in wrong or immoral behavior; habitual
  2. Unfeeling or lacking emotion due to experience; callous.
  3. Made or become hard or harder (in various senses)
Unfeeling; pitiless; cruel
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  1. Unfeeling; pitiless; cruel
  2. Lacking in feeling or compassion; pitiless and cold.
Devoid of compassion or feeling; pitiless.
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  1. Devoid of compassion or feeling; pitiless.
  2. Without a heart; specifically, without feeling, emotion, or concern for others; uncaring.
  3. Lacking kindness or feeling; hard and pitiless
Not changing in response to argument or other influence; obstinate or intractable:
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  1. Not changing in response to argument or other influence; obstinate or intractable:
  2. Hardened against feeling; hardhearted:
  3. Not easily moved to pity or sympathy; hardhearted
Unfeeling; pitiless; cruel
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  1. Unfeeling; pitiless; cruel
  2. Devoid of kindness or sympathy; hardhearted.
  3. Cruel, compassionless, discompassionate, as if having a heart made of stone.
Incapable of feeling or sensation; insensate or insensible
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  1. Incapable of feeling or sensation; insensate or insensible
  2. Without emotion or sympathy
  3. Not sympathetic to others; callous or hardhearted.
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