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 inurement
Suffering, like everything else, becomes much more bearable with inurement to it.Psychotherapy|James J. Walsh
This may apparently be explained as being based on inurement.
Children, on account of their high natural warmth, are the proper subjects for inurement to cold.Aristotle and Ancient Educational Ideals|Thomas Davidson
British Dictionary definitions for inurement
Word Origin for inure
Word Origin and History for inurement
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.