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Meaning of OSSIFIED

Pronunciation:  'âsu`fId

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  set in a rigidly conventional pattern of behavior, habits, or beliefs; "obsolete fossilized ways"; "an ossified bureaucratic system"
  2. [adj]  changed into bone; hardened by deposits of mineral matter; "cartilages ossified with age"
 

OSSIFIED is a 8 letter word that starts with O.

 

 Synonyms: fossilised, fossilized, hard, inflexible
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Os"si*fied\, a.
Changed to bone or something resembling bone; hardened by
deposits of mineral matter of any kind; -- said of tissues.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: backed, bone, bony, calcified, callous, calloused, case-hardened, crusted, crusty, crystallized, fossilized, granulated, hardened, hornified, incrusted, indurate, indurated, lapidified, osseous, ossicular, ossiferous, osteal, petrified, reinforced, rigidified, sclerotic, set, solidified, steeled, stiffened, strengthened, toughened, vitrified
 

 

 

 

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