English adjective: hardened
|1.||hardened used of persons; emotionally hardened|
|Samples||Faced a case-hardened judge.|
|2.||hardened made hard or flexible or resilient especially by heat treatment|
|Samples||A sword of tempered steel.|
|Synonyms||tempered, toughened, treated|
|3.||hardened protected against attack (especially by nuclear weapons)|
|Samples||Hardened missile silos.|
|4.||hardened made tough by habitual exposure|
A peasant, dark, lean-faced, wind-inured.
Our successors...may be graver, more inured and equable men.
|5.||hardened converted to solid form (as concrete)|