verb (used with object), in·ured, in·ur·ing.
verb (used without object), in·ured, in·ur·ing.
Origin of inure
Related formsin·ur·ed·ness [in-yoo r-id-nis, ih-noo r-, in-yoo rd-, ih-noo rd-] /ɪnˈyʊər ɪd nɪs, ɪˈnʊər-, ɪnˈyʊərd-, ɪˈnʊərd-/, nounin·ure·ment, nounun·in·ured, adjective
Can be confusedinhere 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