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Meaning of HARDENED

Pronunciation:  'hârdnd

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  converted to solid form (as concrete)
  2. [adj]  used of persons; emotionally hardened; "faced a case-hardened judge"
  3. [adj]  made hard or flexible or resilient especially by heat treatment; "a sword of tempered steel"; "tempered glass"
  4. [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

HARDENED is a 8 letter word that starts with H.


 Synonyms: annealed, baked, burned, burnt, case-hardened, enured, hard, hard-boiled, inured, set, sunbaked, tempered, tough, toughened, treated
 Antonyms: unhardened, untempered



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Hard"ened\, a.
Made hard, or compact; made unfeeling or callous; made
obstinate or obdurate; confirmed in error or vice.

Syn: Impenetrable; hard; obdurate; callous; unfeeling;
     unsusceptible; insensible. See {Obdurate}.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: acclimated, acclimatized, accommodated, accustomed, adapted, adjusted, annealed, backed, brazen, calcified, callous, calloused, case-hardened, cold, cold of heart, coldblooded, coldhearted, conditioned, conscienceless, crusted, crusty, crystallized, experienced, familiarized, flinthearted, flinty, fossilized, granulated, hard, hard of heart, hard-boiled, hardhearted, heartless, hornified, impenitent, impervious, incrusted, indurate, indurated, insensitive, insolent, inured, lapidified, lost to shame, naturalized, obdurate, orientated, oriented, ossified, pachydermatous, petrified, Philistine, proof against, reinforced, rigidified, run-in, sclerotic, seared, seasoned, set, shameless, solidified, steeled, steeled against, steely, stiffened, stony, stonyhearted, strengthened, tempered, thick-skinned, toughened, trained, unabject, unblushing, uncompassionate, uncontrite, unemotional, unfeeling, unmelted, unmerciful, unnatural, unrepentant, unrepenting, unresponsive, unsoftened, untouched, used to, vitrified, wont, wonted