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uncaring

adjective uk   /ʌnˈkeə.rɪŋ/ us    /-ˈker.ɪŋ/ disapproving
not worrying about other people's troubles or doing anything to help them: The bishop criticized the government for its "callous, uncaring attitude" to the homeless and the unemployed.
Translations of “uncaring”
in Chinese (Traditional) 冷漠的,無同情心的…
in Russian безразличный, равнодушный…
in Turkish ilgisiz, aldırmaz, kayıtsız…
in Chinese (Simplified) 冷漠的,无同情心的…
in Polish obojętny…
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