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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

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  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

Examples of hardened in a Sentence

  1. Producer Bryan Cogman:

    This is 'Game of Thrones,' this is a hardened woman making a choice and she sees this as the way to get back her homeland. Sansa has a wedding night in the sense she never thought she would with one of the monsters of the show. It's pretty intense and awful and the character will have to deal with it.

  2. Larry Hall:

    Our clients are sold on the unique advantage of having a luxury second home that also happens to be a nuclear hardened bunker, this aspect allows our clients to invest in an appreciating asset as opposed to an expense.

  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. Vice President Biden:

    I think the American people want the federal government to give states monies to build prisons so no hardened criminal is let out, as they say, before his time.

  5. Mahamat Kamoun:

    We have gone beyond a peacekeeping operation, it is now urban warfare led by ex-rebels and soldiers who are battle-hardened and it's not U.N. police officers that will be able to do anything about it.

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