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    Definition of hardened in English Dictionary

  • Verb
    1. simple past tense and past participle of harden.
    2. AdjectiveCOMmore hardenedSUPmost hardened
      1. Unfeeling or lacking emotion due to experience; callous.
        1. The bloody scene could reduce even the most hardened soldier to tears.
    3. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • It was his belief in his father's indifference or dislike that hardened and imbruted him; it is only when he hears how that father loved him that I now melt his pride and curb his passions.
        • She hardened her heart against his inevitable pleas.
        • Seeing so much suffering for so long hardened his heart.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adjectives
        • Verbs
          • Verb forms
            • Participles
              • Past participles
              • Verb simple past forms

          Other Vocabulary

          Look-Alike Words
          1. en harkened
          2. en wardened
          3. en gardened
          4. en hardener
          5. en hartened
          Source: Wiktionary
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          Meaning of hardened for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "hardened" is an adjective. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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