inured


inured
in·ure || ɪ'njʊr /-'njʊə v. accustom; strengthen; put to use; be useful

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • inured — means ‘accustomed to something’ and that something is usually unpleasant. One can also become inured to a person: • It s clear that she s not inured to Walter at all Flak Mag., 2004. It is not a synonym for ‘immune’, and inure is not a synonym… …   Modern English usage

  • inured — index impervious, inveterate, nonchalant, unaffected (uninfluenced) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Inured — Inure In*ure , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Inured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Inuring}.] [From pref. in in + ure use, work. See {Ure} use, practice, {Opera}, and cf. {Manure}.] To apply in use; to train; to discipline; to use or accustom till use gives little or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inured — in|ured [ ı nurd ] adjective FORMAL so familiar with an unpleasant experience that you no longer become upset by it: be inured to something: We have become inured to the stinging insects here …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • inured — [[t]ɪnjʊ͟ə(r)d[/t]] ADJ GRADED: v link ADJ to n If you are inured to something unpleasant, you have become used to it so that it no longer affects you. [FORMAL] Doctors become inured to death …   English dictionary

  • inured — UK [ɪˈnjʊə(r)d] / US [ɪˈnʊrd] adjective formal so familiar with an unpleasant experience that you no longer become upset by it be inured to something: We have become inured to the stinging insects here …   English dictionary

  • inured — adjective 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 • Syn: ↑enured, ↑hardened • Similar to: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • inured — See immured, inured …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • inured — Synonyms and related words: Philistine, acclimated, acclimatized, accommodated, accustomed, adapted, adjusted, brazen, callous, calloused, case hardened, conditioned, conscienceless, experienced, familiarized, flinty, hard, hardened, hardhearted …   Moby Thesaurus

  • inured — ruined …   Anagrams dictionary


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