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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (frequent)
a. empedernido
His years of unexamined trauma made him into a hardened drinker.Sus años de trauma no examinada le hizo un bebedor empedernido.
b. habitual
Melissa was a hardened criminal who showed no signs of changing her ways.Melissa era una criminal habitual que no mostraba ninguna intención de cambiar sus acciones.
c. reincidente
I admire how Josh spends time counseling hardened criminals.Admiro como Josh gaste tiempo brindando orientación a criminales reincidentes.
2. (desensitized)
a. acostumbrado a
Living in Chicago for 20 years has hardened me to cold weather.Vivir en Chicago por 20 años me ha hecho acostumbrada a tiempo frío.
3. (made harder)
a. templado (steel)
The hardened steel of the bridge could support up to 200 cars.El acero templado del puente puede apoyar unos 200 coches.
b. endurecido
The hardened concrete showed the movie star's handprints.El concreto endurecido mostraba las manotadas de la estrella del cine.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (steel)
a. endurecido(a), templado(a)
2. (drinker)
a. empedernido(a)
3. (sinner)
a. impenitente
a hardened criminalun delincuente habitual
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hardened [ˈhɑːdnd]
1 [+drinker] empedernido; [+criminal] reincidente
to be hardened to sth estar acostumbrado a algo; we are becoming hardened to violence nos hemos ido acostumbrando a la violencia
2 (Téc) [+steel] templado
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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