verb (used with object), in·ured, in·ur·ing.
verb (used without object), in·ured, in·ur·ing.
Origin of inure
Examples from the Web for inured
They are experienced with the grim side of husbandry, but they are not inured to it.‘Luck’ Runs Out: If Horses Die While Cameras Roll, You Must Quit|Max Watman|March 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Another man is hearty, tough, and inured to an out-of-door life.Notes of a War Correspondent|Richard Harding Davis
Had they not been inured to cold water and exposure, the experiment might have been followed by severe colds if nothing worse.The Meadow-Brook Girls Across Country|Janet Aldridge
I have inured them to Dukes and familiarized them with Duchesses, as the butcher hardens his pony to a motor-car.The Celebrity at Home|Violet Hunt
Tweedles ate anyhow, but long stretches of cafés or boarding houses had inured them to cooking that I simply could not stomach.Back at School with the Tucker Twins|Nell Speed
Lady McIntyre's manner was that of the person so inured to being late that she got no good out of being on time.The Messenger|Elizabeth Robins
Word Origin for inure
early 15c., in ure "in practice," from obsolete ure "work, practice, exercise, use," probably from Old French uevre, oeuvre "work," from Latin opera (see opus). Related: Inured; inuring.