Definitions for hardened

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. case-hardened, hardened, hard-boiled(adj)

    used of persons; emotionally hardened

    "faced a case-hardened judge"

  2. tempered, treated, hardened, toughened(adj)

    made hard or flexible or resilient especially by heat treatment

    "a sword of tempered steel"; "tempered glass"

  3. hardened(adj)

    protected against attack (especially by nuclear weapons)

    "hardened missile silos"

  4. enured, inured, hardened(adj)

    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

  5. hardened, set(adj)

    converted to solid form (as concrete)

GCIDE

  1. Hardened(a.)

    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.

  2. Hardened(a.)

    Experienced and inured to hardship; as, hardened combat troops.

  3. Hardened(a.)

    Strongly habituated to a certain type of behavior, and unlikely to change; as, a hardened criminal. Usually used only of behavior perceived negatively.

Wiktionary

  1. hardened(Adjective)

    Unfeeling or lacking emotion due to experience; callous.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hardened

    of Harden

  2. Hardened(adj)

    made hard, or compact; made unfeeling or callous; made obstinate or obdurate; confirmed in error or vice

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hardened in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hardened in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. David Lublin:

    Many House seats are safe simply because party lines have hardened.

  2. Michael Kugelman:

    For some hardened and impressionable radicals, bling could be as appealing as barbarity.

  3. G. K. Chesterton:

    People in high life are hardened to the wants and distresses of mankind as surgeons are to their bodily pains.

  4. Le Drian:

    It's very complicated. We will have to ensure the Iraqi and Kurdish forces are sufficiently battle-hardened to lead this battle.

  5. Australian Immigration Minister Peter Dutton:

    It is a hardened criminal population that occupies the immigration detention center on Christmas Island, obviously the priority for today has been to restore calm to the center. That has taken place.

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