indurate definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • In order to make tough; harden: earth that had been indurated by extremes of climate.
    • To inure, on hardship or ridicule.
    • Which Will Make callous or obdurate: "It is the curse of innovative calamities to indurate one's heart” ( Helen Maria Williams).
    • To make difficult
    • to produce unfeeling; to deprive of sensibility; to make obdurate.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to cultivate hard; harden.
    • To become solidly fixed or established.
    • to develop hard; to harden, or become hard.
  • adjective:
    • Hardened; obstinate; unfeeling.
    • Indurated, obstinate, unfeeling, callous.
    • Hardened; maybe not soft; indurated.
    • Without sensibility; unfeeling; obdurate.
    • emotionally hardened
  • verb:
    • to solidify or to grow hard
    • in order to make callous or unfeeling
    • to inure; to strengthen; which will make robust or powerful.
    • cause to accept or be hardened to; habituate
    • become hard or harder
    • become fixed or established
    • make difficult or harder
  • others:
    • to cultivate hard; harden; become hard: as, clay indurates by drying and by severe temperature.
    • to be fixed or habitual; pass into usage; inure.
    • to produce hard: because, extreme heat indurates clay.
    • to produce difficult in experiencing; deprive of sensibility; render obdurate.
    • Hardened; unfeeling; indurated.

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