Definitions for ossified
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word ossified
fossilized, fossilised, ossified(adj)
set in a rigidly conventional pattern of behavior, habits, or beliefs
"obsolete fossilized ways"; "an ossified bureaucratic system"
Of ideas or attitudes, inflexible, old-fashioned.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The world is burdened with young fogies. Old men with ossified minds are easily dealt with. But men who look young, act young and everlastingly harp on the fact that they are young, but who nevertheless think and act with a degree of caution that would be excessive in their grandfathers, are the curse of the world. Their very conservatism is secondhand, and they don't know what they are conserving.
Translations for ossified
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
Get even more translations for ossified »
Find a translation for the ossified definition in other languages:
Select another language: