not sympathetic about the problems or suffering of other people synonym callous He was selfish and uncaring. We live in an uncaring society. opposite caringWord Familycare noun verbcareful adjective (≠careless)carefully adverb (≠carelessly)caring adjective (≠uncaring)Extra examples He was so totally uncaring of anyone’s feelings. Many of them behave in a selfish, uncaring way. We seem to be living in an increasingly uncaring society.