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hardbitten

[ hahrd-bit-n ]SEE DEFINITION OF hardbitten
  • as inremorseless
  • as intough
  • as intough
  • as incallous
  • as inhard-bitten
  • as inhardened

Synonyms for hardbitten

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Antonyms for hardbitten

  • ashamed
  • guilty
  • remorseful
  • sad
  • sorry
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WORD ORIGIN

"tough, tough in a fight," literally "given to hard biting," 1715, originally of dogs, from hard + bitten, with the past participle used actively (cf. ill-spoken).

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