verb (used with object), in·ured, in·ur·ing.
verb (used without object), in·ured, in·ur·ing.
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Origin of inure
OTHER WORDS FROM inurein·ur·ed·ness [in-yoor-id-nis, ih-noor-, in-yoord-, ih-noord-], /ɪnˈyʊər ɪd nɪs, ɪˈnʊər-, ɪnˈyʊərd-, ɪˈnʊərd-/, nounin·ure·ment, nounun·in·ured, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH inureinhere, inure
How to use inure in a sentence
As a society, we’ve long been inured to reports of drivers picking off individuals on bikes.How We Keep Riding After the Nevada Cycling Deaths|Eben Weiss|December 22, 2020|Outside Online
Next, though the company is keeping specifics close to the vest, are robotic insertions between us and a whole raft of physical realities that, much like the original framework of a robotic world, inures us from the dull and dreary.
The tawdry details of the Clinton scandals differed, but the basic narrative was one to which Americans were becoming inured.
Sadly, Americans have become inured to pathological behaviors.How the Saints Players Betrayed the Football Brotherhood|Gordon Marino|March 21, 2012|DAILY BEAST
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
Was it that I had become more inured to adversity, more philosophical, more of a Christian?
It was inured to constant, almost daily, combat with the enemy, of all arms and under every possible contingency.
It seemed as if my mind, instead of becoming inured to evil, grew more keenly susceptible of pain.
At the Thatcher house, Harwood caught fitful glimpses of Allen's father, a bird of passage inured to sleeping-cars.A Hoosier Chronicle|Meredith Nicholson
They became accustomed to severe exercise, and were inured to patient and painful endurance.