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-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
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Example sentences from the Web for inuring
The frequent viewing, though, introduces a problem that rubbernecking never had—the dulling and inuring effects of repetition.Kevin Ware’s Broken Leg Will Live On in the Annals of Grisly Injuries|Kent Sepkowitz|April 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It is inuring men to war and filling them with a passionate resolve never to suffer war again.War and the Future|H. G. Wells
He had used his methods, and they had failed, inuring only to the advantage of Santa Anna and Mexico.The Texan Star|Joseph A. Altsheler
After inuring them to fatigue, and drilling them thoroughly in the exercises of battle, he commenced his career.The Empire of Russia|John S. C. Abbott
Occasional deprivation of food or exposure to cold, was considered a highly efficacious test for inuring them to endurance.Bushido, the Soul of Japan|Inazo Nitob