Meaning of HARDENED in English

HARDENED

adjective

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

hardened criminals (= criminals who have committed and will continue to commit a lot of crimes )

Teenagers should not be sent to prison to mix with hardened criminals .

hardened cynics

Even hardened cynics believe the meeting is a step towards peace.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADVERB

most

An inverted, pirouetting helicopter can make even the most hardened flyer turn into a quivering jelly!

I will grant the most hardened criminal a reprieve rather than see him hang.

Even the most hardened commentators appeared shocked by the scale of the devastation.

Even the most hardened empiricists start off with some idea of how the system might work.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Hardened foes of abortion are unlikely to be persuaded by her arguments.

Even the most hardened criminal would have been shocked by the brutality of the crime.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

An inverted, pirouetting helicopter can make even the most hardened flyer turn into a quivering jelly!

As a rule, even the more hardened cases respond to authority when they realise the game is up.

Cancun is not for hardened travellers.

Even the hardened expert will find something which illuminates in an original way some concept he has long taken for granted.

Unlike many other adventures, Rex gives you three levels of difficulty to suit both amateurs and hardened adventures.

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