Inured Sentence Examples
The Afghans, inured to bloodshed from childhood, are familiar with death, and audacious in attack, but easily discouraged by failure; excessively turbulent and unsubmissive to law or discipline; apparently frank and affable in manner, especially when they hope to gain some object, but capable of the grossest brutality when that hope ceases.
He inured himself to the vicissitudes of heat and cold, and voluntarily suffered the pains or inconveniences of hunger and thirst, fatigue and sleeplessness.
The horses and cattle are of a degenerate type, small, ungainly and inured to neglect and hard usage.
I am now inured to humiliation; and it would be strange if I refused you this, after having granted you so much.
We were all of us well inured to the way they were apt to quarrel.Advertisement
When required for use they are removed to cool sheds to thaw, and are then gradually inured to higher temperatures.
Intoxication (but this apparently only applies to those not inured to the use of the liquor) follows in about twenty minutes.
Both alike are hardy, though rarely tall; both, when of the peasant class, frugal and inured to toil amid the rigours of their native climate.
Nature is shortsighted, so inured to present things that we receive no light concerning things to come.
Stephen Pumfrey and Dee's Niall is now three years old and already inured to his father's biking habit.Advertisement
But the South African cricketer is not only inured to hardship, he is imbued with missionary zeal and will let nobody down.
Moreover, they were essentially a wartrained army, for even in peace time their long marches to and fro within the empire had most thoroughly inured them to hardship and privation.
On the other hand, the Russians, once their fatherland was invaded, became dominated by an ever-growing spirit of fanaticism, and they were by nature too obedient to their natural leaders, and too well inured to the hardships of campaigning, to lose their courage in a retreat.