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
Example sentences from the Web for inure
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.
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