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hard·ened

hardened

 
pronunciation:
har dnd
parts of speech:
adjective, verb
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: made or become hard or harder.
We can walk on the hardened cement now.
similar words:
callous
definition 2: unchangeable, as regards behavior.
There had been some hope for him in his youth, but now he was a hardened criminal.Can a hardened sinner be forgiven?
definition 3: made tough by experience.
The hardened soldiers no longer felt horror at the sight of the dead and wounded.
similar words:
jaded
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part of speech: verb
definition: past participle of harden.