Seared
Seared Seared, a. Scorched; cauterized; hence, figuratively, insensible; not susceptible to moral influences. [1913 Webster]

A seared conscience and a remorseless heart. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]


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  • seared — index callous, impervious Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Seared — Sear Sear, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Seared}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Searing}.] [OE. seeren, AS. se[ a]rian. See {Sear}, a.] 1. To wither; to dry up. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To burn (the surface of) to dryness and hardness; to cauterize; to expose to a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • seared — adjective having the surface burned quickly with intense heat the seared meat is then covered with hot liquid for braising • Similar to: ↑cooked …   Useful english dictionary

  • seared — adjective blackened by heat; scorched;burned …   Wiktionary

  • seared — Synonyms and related words: adust, ashen, ashy, baked, blistered, boiled, braised, brazen, broiled, browned, burned, burnt, burnt up, callous, calloused, case hardened, coddled, conscienceless, consumed, consumed by fire, cooked, corky, curried,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • seared — adj. burned, scorched, singed, charred sɪr /sɪə n. scar or mark caused by a burn v. scar, burn, brand; scorch, parch; harden, become callous or unfeeling; become parched or scorched adj. parched, dry, withered …   English contemporary dictionary

  • seared — a. 1. Cauterized, burnt on the surface. 2. Hardened, callous, impenitent, unrepentant, obdurate, graceless, incorrigible, shameless, irreclaimable …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • seared green — noun : a moderate yellow green that is paler than average moss green, yellower and less strong than average pea green, and yellower and duller than apple green (sense 1) called also glowworm …   Useful english dictionary

  • Black Seared Heart — Infobox Album | | Name = Black Seared Heart Type = compilation Artist = Gehenna Released = 1997 Recorded = (Tracks 1 7) Soundsuite Studios, June 1993 Producer = Gehenna Genre = Black metal Length = 32:27 Label = Holycaust Records Black Seared… …   Wikipedia

  • searedness — searedˈness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑sear …   Useful english dictionary

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