inured

[ in-yoo r, ih-noo r ]SEE DEFINITION OF inured

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Inured as I had been by circumstances to bad smells, this conquered me.

He looked at us with the patience of one inured to bourgeois comment.

All were in middle life, strong, rugged, and inured to hardship.

You have suffered so much before that your soul must now be inured to misfortune.

From early youth I was inured to a certain degree of painfulness in the lesson.

The men of the Service were inured to the idea of the sacrifice of blood for the dams.

The blood-stained soil of Valley Forge had inured him to hardships to which others would have yielded.

As it was, he only replied that he was inured to fever and did not mind.

The scenes are painted in much the same manner as that to which we are accustomed and inured.

And in any case, what a state of mind it is—to be inured to danger!

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., in ure "in practice," from obsolete ure "work, practice, exercise, use," probably from Old French uevre, oeuvre "work," from Latin opera (see opus). Related: Inured; inuring.

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