Đồng nghĩa của hardened

Alternative for hardened

hardens, hardened, hardening

Trái nghĩa: soften,

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Very experienced in a particular job or activity and therefore not easily upset by its more unpleasant aspects
inured accustomed habituated toughened cast-iron deadened desensitised desensitized experienced hard hard-bitten hardy rugged seasoned stout strong sturdy tough vigorous acclimatised acclimatized coarsened indurate used benumbed callous case-hardened coldhearted contemptuous cruel cynical disdainful hard-as-nails hard-boiled hard-edged hardhearted heartless impenetrable impious inaccessible indurated irreverent obtuse prepared resistant steeled unashamed uncaring uncompassionate unemotional unfeeling unrepenting unsentimental unsubmissive robust solid resilient durable sound stalwart firm familiarized well-built substantial familiarised trained hard-wearing strengthened adapted indestructible stable staunch tempered long-lasting strongly made heavy-duty hard as nails resolute conditioned iron fit unbreakable lusty stubborn imperishable mighty hard-nosed brawny tenacious bombproof enduring annealed well-made built to last disciplined adjusted gritty hearty healthy rigid stiff inflexible used to impervious uncompromising strapping reinforced fortified muscular fast feisty capable indefatigable familiar secure able-bodied powerful unflagging safe given wont heavy acquainted unyielding reliable broken in invincible cohesive dependable addicted made to last as tough as old boots settled in in the habit schooled stark bulletproof learned modified athletic perdurable hulking forceful husky beefy inexpugnable made ready thick thickset indomitable well-constructed galvanized galvanised accustomed to leathery dogged determined hale aggressive liable practised practiced inclined hooked prone dense molded tight moulded withstanding hefty well fresh fighting fit able burly obdurate obstinate hale and hearty in good health in good condition doughty tough as nails fit as a fiddle in fine fettle in rude health physically fit in good shape steady red-blooded two-fisted self-assertive impregnable invulnerable unassailable hard-headed tough as old boots self-confident high-powered inviolable everlasting rock-solid storm-resistant stormproof well defended tried-and-true well-protected fixed lasting steely impassible knockabout well protected flourishing armoured established unattackable well fortified well-founded well-armed concrete immovable airtight armored shrewd practical realistic down-to-earth matter-of-fact world-weary irrepressible spirited consolidated adamantine set compressed compacted hard-handed packed stony compact concentrated rocky serviceable valiant plucky intrepid headstrong lacking sentiment stouthearted toughened by experience as hard as nails difficult to keep down quick to recover quick to bounce back rolling with punches exercised familiar with grooved acquainted with at home with experienced in versed in no stranger to conversant with habituated in in the habit of given to active bouncing energetic wholesome buff whole lively in good trim well-conditioned in tip-top condition vital shredded blooming fine jacked ripped as fit as a fiddle alive and kicking bursting with health right as rain potent sinewy trim as fit as a flea hunky virile in shape dynamic sprightly full of life muscly in the pink spry as strong as an ox thriving peppy animated in trim good chipper glowing Herculean thewy restored vivacious zippy perky intense brisk jaunty tireless spanking forcible snappy bright-eyed bushy-tailed fit as a flea aerobicized ball of fire untiring young powerfully built in good kilter sparkling refreshed rehabilitated healthful bouncy zestful invigorated strong as an ox vibrant all right in good physical shape frisky enthusiastic sparky airy animate keen fair driving pert strenuous jazzy springy enterprising vehement up to snuff in top form pizazzy gay pizzazzy florid ruddy rosy dewy bright clear in excellent shape full of vim bright-eyed and bushy-tailed full of beans kinetic sound in body and limb in fine feather breezy normal influential sporty important flush right physical gingery significant agile nimble lithe powerhouse effervescent mesomorphic OK high-spirited unimpaired in good physical condition steamroller manful puissant rosy-cheeked manly dashing solidly built spunky masculine passionate effective steadfast zealous racy as strong as a horse mettlesome abled resounding emphatic bubbly fiery assertive in good form solid as a rock jock beefcake radiant gutsy hard-hitting persistent unwavering industrious unbending single-minded full-blooded full of vim and vigour full of the joys of spring go-go bright and breezy pushy full of get-up-and-go as right as rain A1 bulky upright better broad-shouldered muscle-bound healthier full-bodied well-developed built meaty sane recovered herculean fleshy well muscled like new unused revived unwearied alert unfaded undimmed stimulated verdant rested creamy relieved unwithered relaxed ok upstanding nondisabled healed well-proportioned rude dour formidable well-knit well knit mended cured in peak condition up to par together luxuriantly not disabled slim muscled toned abiding roaring rough macho toned up moving demoniac motive mobile kinematic dynamical locomotive motile big as strong as a lion fitter perduring long-continued diuturnal studly hunky-dory as strong as a ox fine and dandy thick-skinned relentless unshakable bullheaded long-lived leading dominant flushed youthful-looking pink blushing healthy-looking youthful unblemished predominant authoritative prestigious controlling complete exciting electrifying wieldy omnipotent strengthy boss almighty peaches-and-cream flamboyant alive zesty dazzling bustling happening stirring impassioned colorful humming colourful buzzing vivid rousing barnstorming hopping coruscating intensive stimulating busy astir bold abuzz storming ballsy punchy sensitive vibrating responsive peart thoroughgoing thorough all-out abubble have-a-go full of pep high-octane aboil full of spirit fanatical strong as ox committed violent wholehearted total sweeping full unrestrained playful strong as an lion buoyant strong as an horse upbeat go-getting dedicated iron-willed fierce driven ardent safe and sound all-embracing all out uncontrolled exhaustive unbridled wick persuasive take-over exuberant take-charge efficient hard-driving earnest unflinching raring to go out-and-out unmixed out and out pulling no punches the picture of health sure loyal avid eager sagacious strong-willed water-resistant unaffected waterproof insusceptible firm in spirit strong-minded independent perceptive resolved faithful keen as mustard decisive brave confident heroic purposeful stout-hearted tough-minded ironclad courageous resourceful unhesitating unfaltering certain take charge mean full of energy protected repellent immune immune to unsusceptible to imperviable to unaffected by repellent of impervious to proof against invulnerable to

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Utterly fixed in a habit or way of life seen as bad
chronic habitual inveterate incorrigible irredeemable seasoned shameless accustomed compulsive confirmed dyed-in-the-wool fixed impenitent incurable reprobate set unreformable obdurate unregenerate through and through unrepentant persistent obsessive unashamed established pathological long-standing bred-in-the-bone unapologetic ingrained deep-dyed addicted hard-core hopeless long-established diehard uncontrite unreformed obstinate obsessional committed complete thorough hooked thoroughgoing intractable entrenched ineradicable firm remorseless staunch steadfast stubborn unshakeable true uncompromising abandoned deep-rooted unremorseful unrepenting unabashed regular unblushing deep-seated brazen well-established conscienceless utter rooted settled deep dedicated indelible devoted loyal faithful immutable inexorable unwavering congenital die-hard out-and-out instilled unchangeable infixed deep-set true blue card-carrying through-and-through well established full-fledged deeply ingrained deep-down out and out recalcitrant addictive refractory unconverted self-willed callous dependent uncontrollable incessant constant frequent defiant relentless recurrent absolute hardhearted recidivistic without regret without remorse unswerving unfaltering full-bore not contrite right-down arrant by habit to the core keen as mustard genuine mad keen embedded irremovable fortified irrational unreasonable dug in set firm irreformable unredeemable irretrievable irrecoverable unrecoverable irremediable clinical illogical bad uncorrectable beastly beyond redemption irreparable useless beyond hope impossible loser wicked recidivous unreasoning uncontrolled pathologic extreme neurotic perennial lifelong devout resolute intrenched enduring ardent proved fervent earnest unyielding vehement wholehearted stalwart fiery torrid intransigent longtime supreme zealous unshakable fanatical explicit definite staid inured habituated sicker bona fide hard-line firmly established all-consuming red-hot hard-shell irreversible lost irrevocable past hope cureless beyond repair irreclaimable unsalvageable remediless gone ill-fated unalterable unrectifiable unfixable uncurable unrepairable unrestorable serious permanent grave fatal terminal final helpless severe lasting beyond recovery written off lost and gone beyond recall driven irresistible nowhere to go out of time irremedial broken ruined destroyed irreplaceable gone forever past mending impulsive deadly unmitigable mortal unreclaimable sad worsening prevalent recurring unsavable unregainable fallen besetting no-win up the creek beyond redress beyond cure wretched cursed gone for ever given up accursed doomed condemned afflicted vulnerable aimless excommunicated past praying for blighted alone fruitless past cure despaired of beyond remedy past remedy irrepressible undying eternal dyed-in-the wool

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Stubbornly, and usually unreasonably, holding to an opinion, decision or purpose
obstinate inflexible unbending stubborn unyielding uncompromising immovable obdurate wilful adamant intransigent implacable dogged headstrong mulish pertinacious perverse unrelenting willful opinionated hard hardheaded ossified pigheaded bullheaded adamantine inconvincible pat stiff-necked hard-nosed self-willed self-opinionated rigid firm determined intractable relentless inexorable steadfast tenacious resolute unshakeable fixed single-minded refractory indurate bull-headed bloody-minded recalcitrant unwavering iron-willed tough strong-willed strict unpersuadable unmalleable uncooperative stiff unshakable persistent steely contumacious unflinching deaf to reason contrary hard-line stubborn as a mule locked in set in stone set strong-minded hard and fast solid persevering dead set on resolved insistent balky froward cross-grained cussed hardline unswerving diehard bolshie harsh uncompliant difficult remorseless unswayable hard-core fossilized petrified pig-headed rigidified unsparing unmanageable unbendable cantankerous fossilised indomitable unreasonable stern merciless unchangeable definite rock-ribbed rigorous pitiless staunch incompliant unalterable bound dyed-in-the-wool hard-and-fast wrong-headed hanging tough frozen entrenched unadaptable stalwart ingrained unaccommodating assiduous iron restive invariable concrete tireless settled ruthless inveterate severe purposeful unfaltering decided rooted defiant indefatigable unappeasable grim deep-rooted stable cruel hidebound constant lapidified deep-seated unbreakable stringent stroppy ironclad immutable determinate certain dogmatic dead set unshaken unforgiving inexpugnable unmovable brick-wall narrow-minded contrarious iron-fisted hardhearted not giving an inch domineering set in one's ways stand pat well-set solidified dug in calcified standing one's ground standing pat indurated bony importunate unbudgeable resistant stiffened haughty rocklike blinkered obstreperous renitent boneheaded unreceptive immalleable durable brassbound proud aloof disobedient ungovernable wayward insubordinate locked-in hard-shell set-on one-sided unfailing set in your ways stony unmoved heady opinionative impassive unimpressible ornery crisp unflexible doctrinaire as stubborn as a mule unchanging unvarying convinced unrepentant bullhead uncompassionate unemotional impertinent mean stony-hearted unimpressionable awkward final flat jelled unflappable with one's feet dug in steady with one's toes dug in quiescent permanent unmodifiable do or die hold the line hard as nails hold one's ground sticking to one's guns hold the fort tough nut to crack cold fish proof against persuasion cast-iron sedulous unflagging unstoppable set in concrete tough nut stick to guns solid as a rock whole-hearted assertive true emphatic authoritarian in earnest committed decisive dominant intent unabated mortal hard-headed pounding prevailing sure undeviating unqualified seasoned going explicit bent consistent positive biased hell-bent on do-or-die hell-bent upon bent on bent upon hang tough through-and-through never-failing bound and determined preconceived fierce draconian strong uncharitable dour by the book disciplinarian exacting absolute browbeating callous extreme formidable rough hard-hearted austere ascetic oppressive imperious drastic pressing unsympathetic dire astringent no-nonsense ascetical autocratic disciplinary heavy-handed grave demanding tyrannical rugged categorical dead die-hard prehistoric extinct dead as a dodo untiring dedicated spirited earnest driven diligent vigorous zealous industrious unremitting forceful undaunted active mettlesome patient eager energetic stout bold enthusiastic perseverant strenuous dynamic keen plucky gritty full of determination unhesitating purposive brave courageous valiant gutsy pushy stout-hearted devoted deliberate conscientious hard-working manful unwearied bulldog eager beaver Herculean intense inexhaustible aggressive studious spunky weariless avid fanatical serious four-square unswervable ardent persisting operose hell-bent urgent go-getting stop at nothing exigent focused clamant busy ambitious laborious incessant hardworking motivated uptight picky imperative burning crying unwearying never-tiring painstaking enterprising hungry obsessed compulsive critical perky jumping grind hyper faithful intrepid obsessive monomaniacal thirsty desirous bustling inspired focussed resounding high-pressure troublesome plugging plodding aspiring meaning business particular militant out full-blooded fractious feisty self-starting hard-driving ball of fire goal-oriented self-driven self-assertive dictatorial enduring firmly-based unstinting hellbent involved game careful violent vehement muscular attentive invincible unbeatable meticulous unsinkable pushful peremptory unconquerable on the go thorough punctilious forbidding illiberal unruly reiterative continuous monotonous heedful red-blooded lusty vital loyal wild engaged incurable uncontrollable unsurpassable impregnable invulnerable employed nose to grindstone with one's shoulder to the wheel with one's nose to the grindstone puritanical undisciplined unceasing lionhearted slogging swotty working competitive rebellious untoward rebel recusant confident unpermissive stuffy intent on fearless bulletproof heroic unassailable insuperable untameable insurmountable cutthroat sustained ferocious continuing go-go unstinted undeterred fireball continued set on determined to committed to the idea of tall in the saddle on one's mettle insistent on hell bent on intent upon progressive bloodthirsty pioneering assured undefeatable impassable doughty warlike gladiatorial brutal scrappy insoluble thorny unpliable locked problematic knotty indocile hang-tough self-asserting intensely competitive go for broke in-your-face self-seeking self-assured can-do fiercely competitive power-loving gung ho get up and go high-reaching power-hungry having killer instinct self-possessed self-confident cut-throat dog-eat-dog consumed compelled pontifical possessed striving galvanized impelled fixated obsessional induced impulsive besetting pushed steered galvanised guided prejudiced intolerant impractical speculative dogmatical theoretical opinioned clamorous compelling instant entreating necessitous emergent nagging acute ideological unpragmatic unrealistic swivel-eyed hypothetical urged on grumbly disobliging overbearing irritable trying boorish finical tiresome vexed unpredictable testy hard to handle invidious choosy fiendish captious snappy sensitive ill-natured hard to please temperamental crotchety uppity touchy chippy quarrelsome unamenable disputative sour oafish discontented hypercritical prickly dissatisfied rude querulous bearish crabby thrawn huffy argumentative negative delicate hard to satisfy irritating fussy overcritical impolite disputatious irascible obstructive perfectionist fastidious over-particular finicky ungracious magisterial holding fixed views authoritative dictative bigoted disturbing annoying suppliant overeager solicitous harassing overly solicitous wholehearted

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Not having or showing feeling or sympathy
stony unfeeling hard callous heartless unsympathetic merciless pitiless ruthless insensitive cold uncharitable inhuman unmerciful inhumane remorseless unsparing harsh compassionless obdurate cruel affectless indurate indifferent uncaring severe soulless stonyhearted ironhearted pachydermatous desensitised desensitized unemotional insensate cool stern impassive unresponsive frigid unfriendly blank unforgiving expressionless deadpan inflexible unbending tough unmoved steely icy flinty frosty unyielding inexorable uncompromising unrelenting uncompassionate chilly firm hostile unwelcoming fixed adamant coldhearted adamantine Rhadamanthine hard-hearted cold-blooded case-hardened hard-boiled cold-hearted stony-hearted thick-skinned slash-and-burn take-no-prisoners poker-faced lacking compassion marble-hearted stoney hardhearted brutal hard-bitten with a heart of stone hard-nosed apathetic unsusceptible unconcerned unpitying unkind savage toughened barbarous insensible indurated dispassionate imperturbable bloodless obtuse aloof feelingless matter-of-fact as hard as nails hard as nails cynical emotionless numb stolid sadistic thoughtless inconsiderate austere relentless impervious inured anesthetized deadened unaffected unimpressionable spiritless impassible anaesthetized inattentive crass tactless imperceptive incurious insusceptible barbaric selfish premeditated armour-plated invulnerable unsentimental casehardened exacting unamiable churlish sensationless crotchety surly cantankerous unempathetic uncordial hard-headed world-weary benumbed hard-as-nails seasoned implacable unsensitive oblivious stiff torpid stubborn insentient careless impenitent cold fish with a hide like an elephant avaricious unregenerate murderous greedy forbidding unrepenting bloody sanguinary intolerant fierce indefatigable grim vindictive uncontrite rigorous sour tyrannical strict lacking sentiment hard-line hard-edged hard-shelled rough obstinate headstrong inured to toughened by experience blind to deaf to as tough as old boots stoical phlegmatic reserved calm serene passionless stoic composed self-contained undemonstrative inscrutable unfazed unruffled unimpressible unexcitable unrevealing reticent taciturn sedate collected nonchalant inexcitable placid dry unflappable vicious mean bestial fiendish monstrous wicked brutish wanton ferocious beastly atrocious bloodthirsty nasty truculent butcherly brute heinous malicious malevolent evil diabolical unpleasant spiteful mean-spirited violent vile hateful cut-throat unremitting inclement fell dastardly depraved malignant hurtful bad unloving dog-eat-dog homicidal cutthroat unkindly draconian flagitious disinterested immoral unfair unappeasable rigid untouched base virulent repellent lukewarm halfhearted aversive repugnant stone-hearted foul egregious feral ungenerous devilish without sentiment disagreeable abominable stringent wolfish rancorous ironfisted perverse corrupt illiberal despicable shabby contemptible perverted hellish malign punishing villainous sinful vengeful nefarious infamous degenerate unchristian debased profligate unprincipled reprobate snide licentious ill-natured pernicious maleficent wrathful catty dishonourable infernal unstirred dirty despiteful antipathetic dishonorable gruff not nice uncongenial stonehearted detached killer mortal revengeful reptilian demanding cannibalistic appalling unnatural satanic hatchetjob coldblooded dead ice-cold stone-faced solid without pity heedless lifeless abusive uncommiserating self-centred impenetrable tyrannous constant punitive killer instinct mechanical stony-eyed stingy ungracious aggressive gloating intense censorious faceless utilitarian inexpressive gray subhuman grey bleak crude coarse ravening bearish obnoxious mean machine having a killer instinct iron-fisted uncalled-for unflinching authoritarian self-centered unsympathizing odious loathsome wounding upsetting demoniac crazed destructive red in tooth and claw uncivil inhospitable no-nonsense browbeating oppressive heavy-handed bullying dangerous ill low cold-faced horrible horrid rotten low-down indifferent to unmindful insensitive of insensible to blind insensitive to disregardful of heedless of insensible of gross execrable deplorable scummy ignominious currish detestable low-minded awful terrible degraded dreadful worthless abhorrent contaminated faulty indecent reprehensible demoralised lewd miscreant untamed putrid impious abandoned insubordinate impure demoralized libidinous wild unscrupulous debauched amoral sinister shameless iniquitous dissolute scoundrelly self-indulgent vitiated deceitful unsavoury disparaging delinquent dishonest errant crooked exploitative shady shameful libertine slippery scandalous unrighteous unconscionable demonic crafty scrofulous sly black-hearted evil-minded bent self-seeking felonious contemptuous grisly conscienceless ignoble two-faced squalid underhanded incorrigible scornful morally wrong shifty objectionable dodgy decadent defiled unlawful ungodly unconscientious devious unsavory scheming dark lawless wrong questionable improper criminal unethical corrupted gruesome disdainful disreputable hideous ghastly slaughterous roughshod

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Resolute and steadfast in one's will or ambition
steely resolute determined steadfast firm dogged unyielding unbending tenacious obstinate unflinching staunch inflexible strong unwavering persevering unrelenting bold undaunted unswerving fixed unfaltering unshakable purposeful rigid vigorous hard gutsy assertive forceful gritty unshaken ruthless fierce untiring zealous hearty sturdy fanatical emphatic steady aggressive iron lusty fiery grim bitter burning ferocious furious granite stony unquenchable single-minded robust tough solid industrious persistent keen unflagging indefatigable driven diligent eager active tireless assiduous committed enthusiastic sedulous energetic spirited earnest conscientious intent ambitious motivated dedicated hard-working go-getting enterprising rigorous eager beaver pushy pertinacious aspiring hard-driving constant studious avid hungry laborious meticulous painstaking punctilious self-assertive thorough unremitting ardent progressive pioneering dynamic desirous thirsty militant attentive strong-willed careful self-starting self-driven goal-oriented busy unwearied striving intense uncompromising undeviating inspired unshakeable go-ahead bustling plugging power-hungry self-seeking strong-minded on the make scrupulous unfailing close weariless inexhaustible resolved particular engaged plucky employed working pedantic strict fussy stubborn feisty indomitable faithful religious loyal operose power-loving self-asserting get up and go high-reaching bent upon full of determination dead set Herculean ultra-careful bent passionate obsessed stalwart hopeful mettlesome incessant stout tied-up unceasing hopping exacting searching elaborate occupied minute strenuous obdurate heedful hardworking adventurous swotty cutthroat iron-willed unwearying pushing grind perky hyper jumping insistent unhesitating bloodthirsty competitive persisting gladiatorial confident plodding decisive self-confident scrappy gung ho like a ball of fire hell-bent two-fisted having killer instinct warlike ball of fire desiring success restless wholehearted unending unretiring dutiful dependable unstinting self-motivated daring radical upwardly mobile demanding thrusting on the go watchful accurate correct grinding whiz regardful nice concentrating listening relentless combative sustained resilient unabated stringent assured emulous contentious hang-tough self-willed bound and determined defiant full-blooded intensely competitive stop at nothing brutal high-pressure go for broke self-possessed in-your-face cut-throat self-assured dog-eat-dog can-do bullheaded fiercely competitive vying optimistic intending aspirant wannabe would-be budding potential wishful high-powered competing driving exact hard-nosed possible prospective likely future warring spoiling for a fight carnivorous on the warpath opposing antagonistic ready for action oppositional sure vehement sagacious longing slogging irrepressible firm in spirit independent perceptive tough-minded ironclad keen as mustard courageous hardy brave animated resourceful certain heroic take charge mean stout-hearted fastidious involved impassioned endeavoring expectant endeavouring devoted patient go-go unstinted continuing undeterred fireball continued with one's shoulder to the wheel with one's nose to the grindstone finical nitpicking unerring finicky reliable compelled consumed obsessive set unbendable possessed immovable galvanized adamant serious monomaniacal impelled fixated compulsive obsessional induced impulsive guided besetting pushed steered galvanised urged on

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Consisting of matter all through
solid firm hard rigid stiff robust stout sturdy adamantine tough impermeable massed unmalleable unyielding fixed husky solidified steely taut blocked immutable inflexible sealed concentrated resolute rugged strong unrelenting compact consolidated dimensional rigorous unchangeable close compacted impliable rocklike unwavering concrete congealed impervious thick dense frozen stiffened impenetrable jellied set uncompromising brick wall non-flexible rock-hard rock-solid like a rock set in stone really hard very hard inelastic compressed stony condensed jelled immalleable indurate close-grained substantial heavy nonporous unbending unbendable unflexible unbreakable tense unsupple refractory fine-grained stiff as a board incompressible granite iron resistant unpliable durable gelled walkable indurated rocky jellified tight nonflexible flinty rock-like renitent chiseled chiselled starched as hard as stone as hard as iron ungiving brittle incompliant coagulated annealed numbed poured conglomerated precast calcified caked petrified steeled dried monolithic cemented viscid jelly-like stretched strained stressed tensed snug tightened strung out tightly drawn tightly stretched not loose not slack unshakable unmoving creaky hypertonic stretched tight contracted drawn as hard as a rock flexed sore straight undeviating inextensible inductile unadaptable stable uncurving unswerving anxious extended worried wired nervous edgy nonstretchable on edge non-stretchable packed crowded as straight as an arrow crammed thickset serried impregnable overgrown rheumatic aching jungly impassable jammed together piled packed in close-packed jam-packed closely set heavy-going tightly packed jammed heaped full deep jungle-like close-knit closely packed packed like sardines

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Marked by having extensive life experiences
old mature wise sensible experienced knowledgeable well versed familiar accomplished capable competent master practiced practised professional qualified seasoned tested trained tried versed skilled skilful skillful adept expert veteran full of years of long standing past your prime patriarchal well-versed worldly-wise long-serving battle-scarred vet well trained established consummate pro proficient time-served weathered sophisticated crack worldly ace masterly good compleat masterful great virtuoso crackerjack educated professed complete instructed long-time mean been around practical old hand advanced adroit wizard dynamite knowing one's stuff accustomed the right stuff knowing the score rounded on the ball broken in sport habituated disciplined exercised old-time inured steady prepared toughened matured au fait worldly wise versed in been there from way back knows one's stuff not born yesterday wise to ways up to speed of the old school well up in talented able dexterous deft dextrous gifted clever brilliant polished efficient excellent handy fine first-rate apt artful tasty stellar workmanlike savvy superb nifty first-class outstanding bravura habile delicate sharp magnificent supreme marvellous impressive genius smart wicked superlative marvelous effective ingenious formidable a dab hand at schooled slick top-notch suitable effectual fit superior demon exceptional deadly elite whiz multiskilled multitalented refined big league out of this world quick certified sure-handed fitted taught well-rounded tutored all-round all-around proper leading splendid versant learned world-class topflight dazzling up to snuff brainy cool there smooth tuned in wised up a hand at wonderful reliable useful finished serviceable intelligent smashing fab very good working exquisite hotshot magic conversant tip-top suited specialist peerless brill facile class best adequate hot A1 with it extraordinarily skilled on the beam very skilled highly skilled exceptionally skilled immensely skilled exceptionally good highly trained highly qualified quintessential accurate satisfactory very well exemplary ultimate perfect fluent impeccably credentialed virtuosic faultless balanced leet preeminent transcendent ready first class drilled phenom hep hip handpicked deluxe choice capital licensed chartered switched-on acquainted well-informed right on errorless dead-on spot-on thorough sure-fire well sporting exact on-target precise trustworthy stringent certificated equipped well credentialed sussed methodic methodical systematic clean hardy nimble-fingered very able no slouch sharp as a tack know stuff top-drawer no dummy top-hole equal eligible well up champion authorized dynamic ultraefficient up on licenced proved accepted authorised feasible like a pistol having the goods adapted knowing the ropes has what it takes like a one-man band equal to the task up to it having the right stuff having know-how up there green thumb able to perform old-timer in the know sensational fabulous terrific tremendous fantastic employable long-term realizable killer useable realisable hyperefficient usable practicable dominant awesome supremely skilled canny star top topnotch distinguished super experient applied firsthand empirical real objective hands-on active existential actual experiential experimental empiric heuristic non-theoretical pragmatic factual in the field how-to

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Morally unprincipled
reprobate degenerate bad corrupt depraved unprincipled immoral wicked rakish shameless debauched dissipated incorrigible abandoned base dissolute profligate roguish debased decadent degraded demoralised demoralized jackleg libertine loose perverse perverted rakehell rakehelly scoundrelly sick unclean unregenerate unwholesome vile warped knavish rascally sinful foul improper lewd rude wanton unashamed unembarrassed brazen unabashed unblushing flagrant audacious blatant barefaced brash immodest outrageous impudent insolent arrant cheeky brassy unchaste overbold high-handed presumptuous bold forward unrepentant brazenfaced bald-faced amoral unconcerned confident undismayed undaunted unawed fearless unflinching unshrinking cocky unshamed poised brass-necked forthright abashless composed unrestrained unaffected bold as brass indecent overt undisguised unconcealed remorseless impenitent transparent without shame unconstrained dishonest unscrupulous villainous shady criminal crooked wild uninhibited unbridled uncontrolled licentious unrestricted deceitful evil unhindered iniquitous vicious nefarious wrong mean heinous unrighteous malicious dishonourable unlawful hateful wayward contemptible despicable unethical barbarous scandalous lawless felonious dishonorable monstrous ungodly ungoverned fast gay incontinent pernicious heartless dark unsavoury dirty maleficent shameful unsavory bent dastardly black-hearted morally wrong deceiving untrustworthy swindling fraudulent double-dealing raffish cheating unimpeded free untrammeled unconfined reckless raw unchecked unruly rampant intemperate runaway sinister cruel brutal merciless ruthless inhumane callous devious malevolent inhuman unhampered impulsive impetuous immoderate unbounded underhanded unfeeling shifty unkind brutish defiled delinquent forbidding unfair slippery bestial bloodthirsty unconscientious sadistic unconscionable sly unpleasant scheming inexorable savage spiteful tyrannical two-faced disreputable pitiless self-indulgent vitiated dodgy exploitative hard-hearted crafty harsh questionable self-seeking vengeful vindictive corrupted conscienceless cold-blooded out of control untrammelled squalid scornful rancorous objectionable disparaging despiteful errant mean-spirited wrathful demonic scrofulous virulent evil-minded infamous contemptuous grisly nasty gruesome disdainful ignoble atrocious irreligious abominable profane impious wrongful sacrilegious fiendish unholy rotten irreverent erring fallen blasphemous black shocking sullied tainted impure reprehensible horrible execrable odious detestable godless diabolical murderous illicit egregious guilty diabolic dangerous worthless illegitimate indictable sordid illegal flagitious injurious deleterious damaging underhand devilish stinking baneful nocuous adverse hurtful noxious mischievous prejudicial beastly baleful malfeasant harmful peccable ill detrimental low-down bad news not cricket

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Having practical or experimental, rather than theoretical, knowledge
street-smart astute shrewd sharp cunning sly artful wily canny clever savvy calculating smart crafty foxy streetwise slick ingenious cagey intelligent wise perceptive smooth experienced seasoned worldly quick-witted on the ball street smart tough sharp-witted acute discerning quick perspicacious insightful sagacious keen judicious bright argute heads-up discriminating brainy sapient penetrating long-headed knowing intuitive brilliant incisive suss pawky clear-eyed sage clear-sighted subtle percipient whip-smart alert razor-sharp quick on the uptake heady sensible farsighted piercing hardheaded observant hard-boiled adroit genius prudent sensitive far-seeing fly resourceful rapier-like dexterous nimble-witted dextrous not born yesterday quick off the mark media-savvy nimble downy profound exceptional skilful worldly-wise skillful inventive sharp-sighted keen-witted politic enterprising understanding open-eyed fine cute aware slippery cagy fast ultrasmart supersmart hyperintelligent analytical deft probing thoughtful ready rational agile precocious deep accurate erudite critical in the know witty able vigilant knowing how many beans make five nobody's fool with all one's wits about one not missing a trick responsive devious scheming handy guileful tricky sharpened designing beguiling underhand careful no fool dodgy trenchant cautious having been around cerebral mentally keen quick-thinking disingenuous thinking circumspect inside shark astucious calculated intellectual creative original complex razor-like exacting analytic intriguing ratiocinative detailed sussed concise wised up on the inside on top of up on with it watchful wary hep as sharp as a tack discreet frugal having fancy footwork crisp succinct punchy pithy clear imaginative innovative apt penetrative masterly knowledgeable genial well read learned well-read well educated scholarly cluey educated whiz inspired gifted searching to the point capable talented acuminous finely honed innovational sophisticated fertile elaborate trailblazing innovatory originative Promethean smart as a tack exact having smarts quick on the trigger visionary reasonable pioneering unbelieving trained been around battle-scarred thinking outside the box artistic deviceful thorough tactical sharp as a tack

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Having become or being made callous

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Baked by the heat of the sun

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Doubtful as to whether something will happen or whether it is worthwhile
cynical pessimistic sceptical distrustful scoffing unbelieving sardonic disbelieving doubtful suspicious disillusioned doubting incredulous ironic misanthropic mocking negative sneering contemptuous disenchanted hard hard-bitten jaundiced sarcastic scornful world-weary black bleak derisive hard-boiled misanthropical mistrustful mordacious detracting disparaging nonbelieving scathing skeptical wry dubious unconvinced questioning uncertain unsure leery wary quizzical cautious suspecting undecided trustless unsettled chary cagey apprehensive negativistic hinky uneasy hesitant show-me fearful jealous lacking trust careful uptight having reservations been hit before faithless non-believing circumspect guarded iffy hesitating lacking confidence distrusting nervous lacking faith agnostic wondering untrusting freethinking aporetic not born yesterday in doubt rationalist irreligious nullifidian insecure ambivalent anxious possessive solicitous unimpressed unpersuaded unmoved mistrusting not believing dissenting have misgivings have reservations suspect unsatisfied watchful on the fence without faith without belief defeatist misbelieving Pyrrhonist minimifidian unfriendly antisocial unsociable unenlightened taking something with a pinch of salt malevolent unneighbourly uncongenial reclusive inhumane inhospitable reserved selfish hating grouchy solitary egotistical disdainful egoistic narrow-minded standoffish eremitic wavering tentative irresolute vacillating unresolved indecisive in a dilemma in two minds dithering indefinite shilly-shallying of two minds blowing hot and cold faltering undetermined equivocal waffling in a quandary on the horns of a dilemma heedful shy reluctant loath uncommitted teetering fluctuating divided disinclined torn vague shaky perplexed unclear unassured hazy equivocating split ambiguous oscillating noncommittal diffident betwixt and between like doubting Thomas hemming and hawing sitting on the fence running hot and cold not sure worried skittish vexed confused wobbling floating pussyfooting on your guard nihilistic revolutionary anarchic destructive rebellious existentialist radical swithering wishy-washy unfinished pendent reticent indisposed on guard unconfirmed hedging your bets in the middle prying inquisitive enquiring searching inquisitorial interrogative curious inquiring nosy probing loth cagy unsavoury fly-by-night unsavory chancy untrusty touch and go having misgivings having qualms halting passive-aggressive unconfident mindful gingerly conservative afraid considerate alert averse frugal scrupulous safe mean parsimonious stingy prudent thrifty restrained canny inhibited miserly constrained economical calculating discreet particular fastidious sparing

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Cheerfully unconcerned about the future or things in general
unconcerned carefree untroubled blithe insouciant nonchalant unperturbed cool relaxed unruffled serene unworried devil-may-care happy-go-lucky casual distant easy indifferent unanxious aloof callous calm careless debonair detached gay laid-back lighthearted lightsome oblivious slaphappy uninterested unmoved unsympathetic apathetic dispassionate incurious nonplussed pococurante unflappable uninvolved at ease blind cold deaf feckless forgetful hard-hearted heedless impassive inattentive insensitive lackadaisical negligent neutral not bothered phlegmatic reserved self-centred self-centered stony supine unbothered undaunted undisturbed cool, calm and collected not giving a toss without a care in the world disinterested uncaring composed collected perfunctory unemotional blasé placid tranquil insensible free and easy uncurious lax easy-going easygoing neglectful unresponsive complacent irresponsible emotionless reckless stoical slapdash passionless self-possessed together unflustered unmindful stolid offhand unheeding unfeeling slipshod incautious slack listless peaceful unfazed breezy lazy informal disregardful chilled unshaken undemonstrative remiss regardless unthinking sloppy cursory impassible mellow improvident level-headed stoic impervious remote equable coolheaded sedate cavalier derelict undismayed equal halcyon thoughtless imperturbable unagitated self-composed affectless numb cold-blooded passive laid back mild self-controlled tardy possessed tolerant smooth level recollected liberal unexcitable slap-happy poised limpid unaffected unstirred undemanding unceremonious unhurried heartless loose permissive rash lukewarm unaroused delinquent unobservant bored unimpressed imprudent controlled unexcited blithely unconcerned without care amenable quiet patient leisurely self-assured hasty indulgent even-tempered heedless of flippant objective steady poker-faced uninhibited oblivious to low-pressure unmoved by unvexed dreamy unresponsive to slovenly uncircumspect undependable untrustworthy unaccountable unreliable weary good-for-nothing flexible still unimpressible forbearing disimpassioned impartial clinical lenient superficial unbiased airy friendly easy-peasy affable impersonal unprejudiced unflinching free precipitate complaisant withdrawn removed spacey stress-free stubborn cool-headed dismissive stilly unwise unconcerned about natural apathetic towards unmindful of hushed uninterrupted impervious to unbroken hot-headed madcap at peace nonchalant about uninvolved in lown offhand about uninvolved with bored by uncommitted reticent unenthusiastic about could care less lukewarm about phlegmatic about sober simple indifferent to matter-of-fact dry trouble-free thick-skinned hard-boiled indolent as cool as a cucumber not surprised lifeless glutted jaded selfish hardhearted world-weary unsurprised cloyed lethargic energyless inconsiderate not interested trivializing abstracted not give a tinker's damn couldn't care less comfortable uninfluenced unserious secure liberated unrestricted compromising unrestrained trivialising unpretentious unflurried civil balmy assured happy conciliatory forgiving absent absorbed distracted self-contained confident untouched not caring broad-minded considerate amiable being lazy untaxing uninquiring pacific idyllic levelheaded unstudied artless unenthusiastic inscrutable couldn't-care-less oscitant restful reposeful euthymic restrained effortless light languid hassle-free understanding agreeable open-minded good-natured cordial good-humored pleasant generous open good-humoured neglecting unheedful behindhand unpassioned staid spaced-out abstract take-it-or-leave-it outgiving moderate uncritical hang-loose businesslike hard-headed unrestrictive dry-eyed calm and collected negative unshakable light-hearted insusceptible rational unsentimental freewheeling sketchy stony-hearted cold fish nonaffected enduring resigned expressionless philosophic indomitable asleep at switch failing to take proper care mild-mannered taking your time unrevealing indurated taciturn inexcitable spiritless unimpressionable frigid unforced cool as a cucumber desultory absentminded gone preoccupied laissez-faire incurious about distant from optimistic content free-minded cheerful chill coldhearted obdurate marble uncompassionate inexpressive blah deadpan flat glacial immune hurried going through motions aloof from mechanical fleeting brief bored stiff turned off detached from summary passing token quick spontaneous transparent unconstrained non-restrictive unthorough unthoughtful untidy unsystematic haphazard otiose unmeticulous shoddy faineant fainéant injudicious resolute tactless out of it immune to insensate unyielding wooden rapid carefree and untroubled along for the ride going with the flow rolling with the punches just watching the clock not giving a damn mindless irreflective free-wheeling unstructured fancy-free free-spirited off the hook proof against deaf to inadvertent undiscerning unreflective unreasonable unreasoning foolish ditsy indiscreet living the life of Riley foolhardy half-hearted undiplomatic senseless irrational flighty daredevil precipitous overhasty ill-advised absent-minded ill-considered phoning it in walking through it unhearing impulsive impetuous over-venturesome headlong over-adventurous harum-scarum wild equitable audacious death-or-glory hare-brained going through the motions casual about nonpartisan apathetic about uncaring about uninterested in hell-for-leather kamikaze swaggering unconcerned with self-willed unwilling intractable pigheaded perverse unaware obstinate untouched by headstrong unaware of strong-willed mulish unaffected by unconscious of dispassionate about pertinacious bullheaded frivolous about evenhanded candid just reckless about dismissive of mindless of unimpressed by regardless of fair careless of cavalier about square tearaway temerarious weary of nonaligned insensible to unsocial diffident supercilious highbrow scornful silent haughty uncommunicative superior understated downbeat to listen blind based not giving a monkey's low-key live-and-let-live chilled out free from care about what others think not caring what others think indifferent to what others think untroubled about what others think unworried about what others think

Adjective

Having a familiarity with, or knowledge of, the world
worldly sophisticated worldly-wise cosmopolitan experienced knowing urbane aware knowledgeable mature astute blasé cultivated enlightened grasping materialistic media-savvy perceptive politic seasoned selfish shrewd smart avaricious covetous cultured greedy unprovincial worldly-minded callous cool disenchanted mondain opportunistic power-loving practical self-centred self-centered unprincipled uptown been around having been around worldly wise well versed in the ways of the world polished refined wise suave battle-scarred old trained expert qualified smooth streetwise canny savvy cunning well travelled practised long-serving sensible learned judicious intelligent adept veteran established matured consummate competent not born yesterday skillful practiced accomplished skilful weathered professional sagacious well versed vet pro been there old hand well trained unbelieving on the ball initiated reliable responsible adult dependable discriminating with experience debonair broad-minded unprejudiced liberal civilized elegant svelte stylish well-travelled jet-set classy chic citified level-headed grown-up mondaine erudite civilised catholic planetary gregarious metropolitan public ecumenical well-bred world-weary in the know proficient master crack ace masterful skilled great virtuoso crackerjack complete masterly good compleat versed educated professed mean travelled well-traveled global international traveled disciplined exercised knows one's stuff wise to ways up to speed from way back long-time old-time inured steady of the old school time-served well-versed habituated tested tried familiar instructed prepared toughened sharp acute clever percipient sage calculating insightful bright discerning brilliant wily conversant sentient perspicacious cognizant observant au fait well up in versed in quick brainy quick-witted clued-up tuned-in well-informed sharp-witted clear-sighted with-it clear-eyed well informed keen informed ingenious alert prudent penetrating heady sapient rational thoughtful subtle hardheaded hard-boiled foxy artful cagey crafty deep whip-smart scholarly intellectual conscious genius sly intuitive profound pawky slick logical acquainted adroit abreast sensitive argute cute exceptional fly farsighted gifted tricky able devious scheming fast slippery guileful witting supersmart ultrasmart hyperintelligent designing cagy heads-up resourceful understanding quick on the uptake mindful incisive nimble sound cerebral careful piercing nimble-witted precocious beguiling dodgy imaginative ware au courant long-headed tuned in inventive apt apprehensive dexterous apprised ready alive contemplative deceitful witty dextrous reasonable philosophical versant slim insidious reflective sneaky observing suss vulpine plugged in sober fine talented switched-on penetrative together well-read deft full of insight duplicitous acquainted with quick off the mark creative awake all there apperceptive deceptive showing great knowledge with great knowledge Machiavellian no stranger to astucious reasoned wary prescient dishonest justified underhand solid carny disingenuous gnostic analytical levelheaded well-founded razor-sharp sussed watchful comprehending familiar with commonsensical capable Janus-faced well-reasoned responsive up-to-date grounded attentive street-smart street smart commonsensible knowledgeable about cogitative discreet up to date critical up on well-grounded well versed in well informed about well up on wise to with it whiz sharp as a tack studious au courant with privy manipulative visionary schooled fiendish thinking cluey self-aware foresighted probing accurate well-advised insighted down cautious up cheating well reasoned well thought out hip sane academic circumspect hep far-seeing shifty alive to agile rapier-like no-nonsense intriguing coherent receptive effective pragmatic valid well-thought-out informed about having all one's marbles just quick-thinking elite sensible of not missing a trick highbrow sophic well educated bookish in the picture clued up genned up firm au fait with appreciative nobody's fool alert to excellent delicate vigilant down-to-earth effectual sensitive to well read experienced in at home commonsense superior knowing how many beans make five quick on the trigger analytic in the loop steady-going with all one's wits about one clear hip to eggheaded choice whip cognizant of quick on the draw Einstein whiz kid genial first-class up to speed on plugged into up to date on knows what's what genned up on very intelligent on to on the beam clued up on first-rate crazy like a fox ear to the ground in on down with tasteful selective fraudulent tricksy evasive arch downy crooked realistic philosophic abreast of into keen-witted graceful crazy like fox double-dealing frugal searching egghead balanced greasy underhanded congruent acuminous no fool complex exacting ratiocinative detailed stable matter-of-fact hard consequent serious-minded practised in skilled in proficient in apprised of at home with finely honed active vigorous mercurial curt wired razor-like exact introspective earnest musing deliberate considered museful ruminative meditative reflecting pondering measured pensive solemn grave studied as sharp as a tack having fancy footwork full of common sense in right mind smart as a whip wide awake deliberated having smarts proportional symmetrical well-proportioned well-adjusted kept posted perfect in serious abstruse recondite plugged-in smart as a tack weighty arcane esoteric strategic tactful original across omniscient harmonious mentally stable desirable well-briefed literate hermetic hermetical fit appraised posted leet tactical very smart sensible to respectful recognizant clued acroamatic occult orphic secret having a good head on one's shoulders know how many beans make five having no flies on deep-thinking efficient regardful heedful chary up with conversant with intractable businesslike tough unsentimental resolute hard-bitten live living feeling well-balanced well judged well advised suitable powerful fitted reactive switched on with an understanding of with a knowledge of well-rounded clued in on ware of hep to in the know about up to date with illuminated certain conscious of aware of conscientious solicitous observative moderate sure tasty suited equal adequate scholastic literary easy effortless equipped endowed awake to careful of chary of wary of watchful of heedful of sentimental emotional perceiving breathing sensate animate flesh-and-blood seeing recognizing noticing sly like a fox strong worthy well schooled well-educated widely read know ins and outs with eyes peeled know all the answers on the job on one's toes regardful of recognizant of be up on up to it know backwards and forwards highly endowed up to snuff know the ropes know one's onions recognising stand pat locked in tough nut hang tough lettered sharp-sighted able to recognize in the right mind capable of feeling well-acquainted shark calculated inside wised up on the inside on top of

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Past tense for to make or become physically hard or harder
solidified set congealed froze frozen stiffened indurated annealed crystallised crystallized tempered densified ossified thickened toughened braced clotted coagulated concreted fortified harshened petrified buttressed caked firmed gelatinized girded girt inspissated strengthened vitrified amalgamated calcified cemented compacted consolidated curdled fixt fixed fossilised fossilized jelled precipitated pressed prest settled vulcanized firmed up became hard become hard became solid become solid gelled jellied dried condensed gelated clabbered jellified reinforced coalesced turned into stone baked rigidified starched concentrated loppered steeled glopped up compressed chilled tightened cohered swelled widened added expanded enlarged set hard made stronger baken book seasoned toughened up inured fossilated fossilified got hard gotten hard encrusted went hard gone hard deepened contracted stabilized inflated benumbed propped nerved become stiff stabilised candied steadied closed starkened acclimatised acclimated casehardened acclimatized formed tamped rigidized become firm lapidified clarified mineralized brazed moulded molded gelatinated refrigerated swoll swollen shaped up grew thick grown thick made stricter globbed up become rigid become fixed lumped become inflexible made more severe become thicker stuck materialised come together finalized become thick pressed down sticked finalised become obdurate become unyielding become more concentrated become firmer formed crystals beefed up turned to stone materialized formed clots become clear calloused became stiff became firm went rigid gone rigid became fixed became rigid became more concentrated became thicker became firmer became thick became clear took shape came together taken shape became inflexible became unyielding became obdurate