Definition of "hardened" []

  • Rigidly set, as in a mode of behaviour (adjective)
  • Toughened, as by custom; seasoned (adjective)
  • (of a nuclear missile site) constructed to withstand a nuclear attack (adjective)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of harden. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • Unfeeling or lacking emotion due to experience; callous. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "hardened" in a sentence
  • "He sniffed, and as Hap watched, his expression hardened once more."
  • "His expression hardened as he leaned over to unlace his boot."
  • "Then her expression hardened and she strode after Fandral as if about to rush off to war."