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Hardened

Hard´ened   Pronunciation: ~'nd
a.1.Made hard, or harder, or compact; made unfeeling or callous; made obstinate or obdurate; confirmed in error or vice.
2.Rendered resistant to the effects of nearby explosions; as, a hardened missile silo; hardened warhead electronics.
3.Experienced and inured to hardship; as, hardened combat troops.
4.Strongly habituated to a certain type of behavior, and unlikely to change; as, a hardened criminal. Usually used only of behavior perceived negatively.
Adj.1.hardened - used of persons; emotionally hardened; "faced a case-hardened judge"
2.hardened - made hard or flexible or resilient especially by heat treatment; "a sword of tempered steel"; "tempered glass"
3.hardened - made tough by habitual exposure; "hardened fishermen"; "a peasant, dark, lean-faced, wind-inured"- Robert Lynd; "our successors...may be graver, more inured and equable men"- V.S.Pritchett
Synonyms: enured, inured
4.hardened - converted to solid form (as concrete)
Synonyms: set
Philistine, acclimated, acclimatized, accommodated, accustomed, adapted, adjusted, annealed, backed, brazen, calcified, callous, calloused, case-hardened, cold, cold of heart, coldblooded, coldhearted, conditioned, conscienceless, crusted, crusty, crystallized, experienced, familiarized, flinthearted, flinty, fossilized, granulated, hard, hard of heart, hard-boiled, hardhearted, heartless, hornified, impenitent, impervious, incrusted, indurate, indurated, insensitive, insolent, inured, lapidified, lost to shame, naturalized, obdurate, orientated, oriented, ossified, pachydermatous, petrified, proof against, reinforced, rigidified, run-in, sclerotic, seared, seasoned, set, shameless, solidified, steeled, steeled against, steely, stiffened, stony, stonyhearted, strengthened, tempered, thick-skinned, toughened, trained, unabject, unblushing, uncompassionate, uncontrite, unemotional, unfeeling, unmelted, unmerciful, unnatural, unrepentant, unrepenting, unresponsive, unsoftened, untouched, used to, vitrified, wont, wonted
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Browse
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hardass
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Hardbake
hardball
Hardbeam
Hardboaded shad
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hardcore
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Harden
Hardenbergia
Hardenbergia comnptoniana
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Hardener
Hardening
hardening of the arteries
Harder
Harderian
Hardfern
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Hardhack
Hardhead
hardheaded
hardheads
hardhearted
hardheartedness
Hardihead
Hardihood
Hardily
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