Definition of 'hardened'
Example sentences containing 'hardened'
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The players enjoy playing and if anything they have become hardened to the amount of games we play.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
They are only preparing them for the preferential treatment awaiting them when they become hardened criminals in modern jails.The Sun (2007)
This was a match for hardened, experienced pros.Times, Sunday Times (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2014) The Sun (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2006) Christianity Today (2000)
They were hardened criminals, but were not in prison.Times, Sunday Times (2006) Times, Sunday Times (2011) The Sun (2016) The Sun (2016)
This is the effect on persecuted peoples themselves, who may become hardened to the use of violence.Times, Sunday Times (2012) The Sun (2009)
After a few horrid years, investors seem to have become hardened to all but the most harrowing news.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
According to the police, most crimes in this country are committed by a small number of hardened criminals.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The defendant is obviously a complete and hardened criminal, so any speech to him is a waste of time.Notorious: The Maddest and Baddest Sportsmen on the Planet (2006)
They are hardened cruise veterans.Times, Sunday Times (2010) The Sun (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2009)
I made the transition from sensitive soul to hardened cynic as a teenager, a foreigner returning to native soil.Times, Sunday Times (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2009)
But I'd become hardened to all that.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
If live rounds were sufficient to send hardened veterans of the pro-European protest movement back to their apartments, they would have done that by now.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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