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Callous 1100 Words You Need Week 39 Day 4

Callous 1100 Words You Need Week 39 Day 4

Callous 1100 Words You Need Week 39 Day 4

/ˈkæl.əs/ (adj)

cruel and unkind, without sympathy or compassion, brutal, heartless, unfeeling, uncaring, cold, cold-hearted, as hard as nails, insensitive, unsympathetic, hardhearted, pitiless

A mom requesting time off work at a gas station because of a family emergency went viral because the text exchange with her boss shared on Facebook was shockingly callous.

The Michigan mom, Crystal Reynolds Fisher, told her manager that she wouldn’t be able to work an upcoming shift because her son was on life support. Her manager replied: “If you can’t come to work, that’s you quitting.”

Source: https://eu.usatoday.com

Antonyms: compassionate, sympathetic, warm-hearted

Noun: callousness

Adverb: callously


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