hardened definition

  • verb:
    • Simple past tight and previous participle of harden.
  • adjective:
    • Unfeeling or lacking emotion as a result of experience; callous.
    • Made tough, or harder, or lightweight; made unfeeling or callous; made obstinate or obdurate; confirmed in mistake or vice.
    • Rendered resistant into the outcomes of nearby explosions.
    • Skilled and inured to hardship.
    • highly habituated to a certain style of behavior, and not likely to alter. Often used only of behavior identified negatively.
    • safeguarded against attack (especially by nuclear tools)
    • converted to solid type (as concrete)
    • used of individuals; emotionally hardened
    • made hard by habitual visibility
    • made hard or versatile or resistant particularly by heat treatment

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