Search Result for "induration":
Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. any pathological hardening or thickening of tissue;
[syn: sclerosis, induration]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Induration \In`du*ra"tion\, n. [Cf. F. induration, L. induratio hardness of heart.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of hardening, or the process of growing hard. [1913 Webster] 2. State of being indurated, or of having become hard. [1913 Webster] 3. Hardness of character, manner, sensibility, etc.; obduracy; stiffness; lack of pliancy or feeling. [1913 Webster] A certain induration of character had arisen from long habits of business. --Coleridge. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

induration n 1: any pathological hardening or thickening of tissue [syn: sclerosis, induration]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

23 Moby Thesaurus words for "induration": Philistinism, armor, callosity, callousness, callus, flintiness, formidable defenses, hard heart, hard shell, hardenedness, hardheartedness, hardness, hardness of heart, heart of stone, imperviousness, insensitiveness, insensitivity, inuredness, obduracy, obdurateness, rhinoceros hide, stoniness, thick skin




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