Definitions of hardened

  1. used of persons; emotionally hardened; "faced a case-hardened judge" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. 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 Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. made hard or flexible or resilient especially by heat treatment; "a sword of tempered steel"; "tempered glass" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. Made hard, unfeeling. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. Confirmed in vice. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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Usage examples for hardened

  1. As I said before, I believe she is just a hardened little wretch who doesn't care what happens to her, and that is why she doesn't show any sign of feeling." – Pixie O'Shaughnessy by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  2. Having thus got over the terrible first step, the ladies hardened themselves to the subsequent processes, and these they also found more difficult than they had anticipated. – The Settler and the Savage by R.M. Ballantyne