hardened

phonetic symbol: / hárdənd / 
base form as verb → harden

hardened - English Dictionary

[ adjective satellite ]
■ converted to solid form (as concrete)
set

[ adjective satellite ]
■ used of persons
■ emotionally hardened
e.g.)
・faced a case-hardened judge
case-hardened , hard-boiled

[ adjective ]
■ protected against attack (especially by nuclear weapons)
e.g.)
・hardened missile silos

[ adjective ]
■ made hard or flexible or resilient especially by heat treatment
tempered , toughened , treated

[ adjective satellite ]
■ made tough by habitual exposure
e.g.)
・hardened fishermen
enured , inured

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