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Princeton's WordNet

  1. case-hardened, hardened, hard-boiled(adj)

    used of persons; emotionally hardened

    "faced a case-hardened judge"

    Synonyms:
    tempered, toughened, set, hardened, inured, pugnacious, treated, case-hardened, enured, hard-boiled, hard-bitten

    Antonyms:
    untoughened, tender, soft

  2. tempered, treated, hardened, toughened(adj)

    made hard or flexible or resilient especially by heat treatment

    "a sword of tempered steel"; "tempered glass"

    Synonyms:
    tough, toughened, set, tempered, hardened, inured, treated, case-hardened, enured, hard-boiled

    Antonyms:
    untoughened, tender, soft

  3. hardened(adj)

    protected against attack (especially by nuclear weapons)

    "hardened missile silos"

    Synonyms:
    toughened, set, tempered, inured, treated, case-hardened, enured, hard-boiled

    Antonyms:
    tender, untoughened, soft

  4. enured, inured, hardened(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

    Synonyms:
    tempered, toughened, set, hardened, inured, treated, case-hardened, enured, hard-boiled

    Antonyms:
    untoughened, soft, tender

  5. hardened, set(adj)

    converted to solid form (as concrete)

    Synonyms:
    placed, treated, determined, set, fit(p), tempered, situated, toughened, hard-boiled, set(p), case-hardened, hardened, inured, primed(p), fixed, dictated, located, laid, enured, rigid

    Antonyms:
    soft, tender, untoughened

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. hardened(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    indurated, made hard

  2. hardened(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    confirmed, inured, accustomed, habituated, seasoned, trained

  3. hardened(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    deadened, seared, steeled, unfeeling, benumbed, callous, insensible

  4. hardened(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    depraved, reprobate, obdurate, impenitent, lost, abandoned, incorrigible, irreclaimable

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List of paraphrases:

petrified, cemented, tightened, hard-core


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