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case-hardened, hardened, hard-boiled(adj)
used of persons; emotionally hardened
"faced a case-hardened judge"
tempered, treated, hardened, toughened(adj)
made hard or flexible or resilient especially by heat treatment
"a sword of tempered steel"; "tempered glass"
protected against attack (especially by nuclear weapons)
"hardened missile silos"
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
converted to solid form (as concrete)
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.
Experienced and inured to hardship; as, hardened combat troops.
Strongly habituated to a certain type of behavior, and unlikely to change; as, a hardened criminal. Usually used only of behavior perceived negatively.
Unfeeling or lacking emotion due to experience; callous.
made hard, or compact; made unfeeling or callous; made obstinate or obdurate; confirmed in error or vice
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