case-hardened case-hardened

Definition(s):

  • (adj) used of persons; emotionally hardened

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The company's astonishing success is the result of a combination of safety-minded care and case-hardened lawyering.
  2. Impatience with job-hunting journalism school graduates comes naturally to many a case-hardened newspaper editor.
  3. Or, in their higher echelons, a case-hardened if amiable professionalism.
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