Induration

Definition of Induration

In`du`ra´tion
n.1.
1.The act of hardening, or the process of growing hard.
2.State of being indurated, or of having become hard.
3.Hardness of character, manner, sensibility, etc.; obduracy; stiffness; lack of pliancy or feeling.
A certain induration of character had arisen from long habits of business.
- Coleridge.

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