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Harsh or severe:
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  1. Harsh or severe:
  2. Not moving or operating easily or freely; resistant:
  3. Not liquid, loose, or fluid; thick:
Under control.
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  1. Under control.
  2. Having or characterized by discipline
  3. Possessing or indicative of discipline:
Manipulated in shape or habit.
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  1. Manipulated in shape or habit.
  2. Having undergone a course of training (sometimes in combination).
Customary; usual; characteristic
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  1. Customary; usual; characteristic
  2. Frequently practiced, used, or experienced; customary:
  3. Familiar through use; usual; customary.
Offering resistance; resisting
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  1. Offering resistance; resisting
  2. Capable of, offering, or showing resistance. Often used in combination:
Experienced, especially in terms of a profession or a hobby
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Having calluses; toughened:
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  1. Having calluses; toughened:
  2. Lacking, or showing a lack of, pity, mercy, etc.; unfeeling
  3. Emotionally hardened; unfeeling:
Persisting in an ingrained habit; habitual:
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  1. Persisting in an ingrained habit; habitual:
  2. Firmly established over a long period; of long standing; deep-rooted
  3. Settled in a habit, practice, prejudice, etc.; habitual
Not giving in readily; stubborn; obstinate; inflexible
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  1. Not giving in readily; stubborn; obstinate; inflexible
  2. Hardened against feeling; hardhearted:
  3. Not easily moved to pity or sympathy; hardhearted
Not penitent; unrepentant.
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  1. Not penitent; unrepentant.
  2. Without regret, shame, or remorse; unrepentant
  3. Not penitent; not repenting of sin; not contrite; of a hard heart.
Impossible to penetrate or enter:
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  1. Impossible to penetrate or enter:
  2. Impossible to understand; incomprehensible:
  3. (Physics) Having that property of matter by which two bodies are prevented from occupying the same space at the same time
Incapable of being changed; unalterable:
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  1. Incapable of being changed; unalterable:
  2. Not giving in; not bending; stubborn.
  3. Not giving way to pressure; hard or inflexible:
Full of or exhibiting faults or errors:
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  1. Full of or exhibiting faults or errors:
  2. Not working properly; defective:
  3. Severe; intense:
Marked by a lack of shame:
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  1. Marked by a lack of shame:
  2. Having or showing no feeling of shame, modesty, or decency; brazen; impudent
  3. Having no shame, no guilt nor remorse over something wrong; immodest; unable to feel disgrace
That cannot be reclaimed
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  1. That cannot be reclaimed
  2. Impossible to reclaim; being such that reclamation is precluded:
Having not been or unlikely to be won; unsuccessful:
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  1. Having not been or unlikely to be won; unsuccessful:
  2. Unable to find one's way; unavailable, with location unknown.
  3. Completely involved or absorbed; rapt:
Firmly rooted; ineradicable:
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  1. Firmly rooted; ineradicable:
  2. Difficult or impossible to control or manage:
  3. Not corrigible; that cannot be corrected, improved, or reformed, esp. because firmly established, as a habit, or because set in bad habits, as a child
Describing a conscious rejection of religion.
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  1. Describing a conscious rejection of religion.
  2. Not religious; adhering to no particular religious belief
Not admitted into a body of secret knowledge or ritual; uninitiated.
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  1. Not admitted into a body of secret knowledge or ritual; uninitiated.
  2. Showing disrespect or contempt for sacred things; irreverent
  3. Nonreligious in subject matter, form, or use; secular:
Given up; forsaken; deserted
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  1. Given up; forsaken; deserted
  2. (Geology) No longer being acted upon by the geologic forces that formed it.
  3. Self-abandoned, or given up to vice; immoral; extremely wicked, or sinning without restraint; irreclaimably wicked; as, an abandoned villain. [First attested from 1350 to 1470]
That cannot be reformed, saved, salvaged, etc.; hopeless
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  1. That cannot be reformed, saved, salvaged, etc.; hopeless
  2. That cannot be converted into coin, as certain kinds of paper money
  3. (Finance, of debts, currency, etc.) Not able to be cancelled by a payment or converted to another form of currency or financial instrument, especially one considered more secure or reliable.
Incapable of feeling or sensation; insensate or insensible
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  1. Incapable of feeling or sensation; insensate or insensible
  2. Not sympathetic to others; callous or hardhearted.
  3. Without emotion or sympathy
Also corrupt in a moral sense, or disposition.
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  1. Also corrupt in a moral sense, or disposition.
  2. Describing a person or action that is perverted or extremely wrong in a moral sense.
  3. Morally bad; corrupt; perverted
(Physics) Characterized by great density and consisting of atoms stripped of electrons:
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  1. (Physics) Characterized by great density and consisting of atoms stripped of electrons:
  2. Having sunk below a former or normal condition, character, etc.; deteriorated
  3. (Biology) Having lost one or more highly developed functions, characteristics, or structures through evolution:
(Informal) Unfavorable; bad
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  1. (Informal) Unfavorable; bad
  2. Hard to convince or influence; stubborn
  3. Hard to cut or chew:
(Theol.) Damned
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  1. (Theol.) Damned
  2. Rejected by God and without hope of salvation.
  3. Totally bad; corrupt; depraved
Devoid of physical sensation or the power to react, as to pain or cold; numb.
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  1. Devoid of physical sensation or the power to react, as to pain or cold; numb.
  2. Having lost consciousness, especially temporarily; unconscious:
  3. Having lost sensation; unconscious
Of long duration; continuing:
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  1. Of long duration; continuing:
  2. Relating to an illness or medical condition that is characterized by long duration or frequent recurrence. Diabetes and hypertension are chronic diseases.
  3. Lasting a long time or recurring often
Difficult to understand or impart:
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  1. Difficult to understand or impart:
  2. Causing damage or premature wear:
  3. Bad; adverse:
  1. Feeling or showing no shame, embarrassment or remorse
  2. Not ashamed; without embarrassment
  3. Feeling or showing no remorse, shame, or embarrassment:
Characterized by a lack of care; not caring.
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  1. Characterized by a lack of care; not caring.
  2. Devoid of concern or sympathy.
Unfeeling; pitiless; cruel
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  1. Unfeeling; pitiless; cruel
  2. Lacking in feeling or compassion; pitiless and cold.
Not obtainable
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  1. Not obtainable
  2. Impossible to reach or enter
  3. That cannot be seen, talked to, influenced, etc.; inapproachable
Remaining in its original, pristine state, undamaged.
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  1. Remaining in its original, pristine state, undamaged.
  2. Not influenced, affected or swayed.
  3. Not having come in contact.
Guilty of sacrilege
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  1. Guilty of sacrilege
  2. Committing sacrilege or characterized by sacrilege.
  3. That is or involves sacrilege
(Rare) That cannot be eased, lessened, or allayed
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  1. (Rare) That cannot be eased, lessened, or allayed
  2. Impossible to placate or appease:
Expressive of disdain; scornful and contemptuous.
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  1. Expressive of disdain; scornful and contemptuous.
  2. Feeling or expressing disdain; scornful and aloof
  3. Showing contempt or scorn; having a pronounced lack of concern for others viewed as unworthy.
Being or doing a certain thing by habit; steady; inveterate
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  1. Being or doing a certain thing by habit; steady; inveterate
  2. Done by habit:
  3. Much seen, done, or used; usual; frequent
Having lost all freshness or vividness through passage of time:
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  1. Having lost all freshness or vividness through passage of time:
  2. Characterized by repeated failure, especially in a sport or competitive activity:
  3. Having little appeal to the senses or feelings:
Constituting blasphemy.
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  1. Constituting blasphemy.
  2. Characterized by blasphemy; irreverent or profane
  3. Committing or tending to commit blasphemy.
Lacking or exhibiting a lack of reverence; disrespectful.
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  1. Lacking or exhibiting a lack of reverence; disrespectful.
  2. Critical of what is generally accepted or respected; satirical:
Lacking reverence; not pious.
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  1. Lacking reverence; not pious.
  2. Lacking respect or dutifulness, as toward a parent
  3. Lacking due respect or dutifulness:
Not relaxing or slackening, as in effort, speed, etc.
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  1. Not relaxing or slackening, as in effort, speed, etc.
  2. Without mercy or compassion
  3. Not relenting; having no pity; not being or becoming lenient, mild, gentle, or merciful; unyielding; inflexibly rigid; hard; stern; cruel.
Full of contempt; scornful; disdainful
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  1. Full of contempt; scornful; disdainful
  2. Manifesting or feeling contempt; scornful.
  3. Showing contempt; expressing disdain; showing a lack of respect.
Hardened; not soft; indurated.
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  1. Hardened; not soft; indurated.
  2. Made callous, unfeeling, or stubborn
  3. Without sensibility; unfeeling; obdurate.
Not yielding; inflexible:
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  1. Not yielding; inflexible:
  2. Firm; resolute
  3. Aloof and often antisocial; extremely reserved:
(Simile, colloquial) Very hard; tough
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  1. (Simile, colloquial) Very hard; tough
Unsentimental and practical; tough.
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  1. Unsentimental and practical; tough.
  2. Of or designating a style of genre fiction dealing in a straightforward, cynical way with criminals, detectives, etc.
  3. (Informal) Not affected by sentiment, pity, etc.; tough; callous
Having calluses; toughened:
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  1. Having calluses; toughened:
  2. Lacking, or showing a lack of, pity, mercy, etc.; unfeeling
  3. Emotionally hardened; unfeeling:
Having a body temperature that changes according to the temperature of the surroundings. Fish, amphibians, and reptiles are cold-blooded.
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  1. Having a body temperature that changes according to the temperature of the surroundings. Fish, amphibians, and reptiles are cold-blooded.
  2. Lacking feeling or emotion:
  3. Executed without feeling or emotion:
Devoid of sympathy or feeling.
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  1. Devoid of sympathy or feeling.
  2. Without sympathy, feeling or compassion; callous or heartless
Difficult to endure; causing hardship or suffering:
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  1. Difficult to endure; causing hardship or suffering:
  2. Lacking in shade; undiminished:
  3. Stern, strict, or demanding:
(Informal) Not affected by sentiment, pity, etc.; tough; callous
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  1. (Informal) Not affected by sentiment, pity, etc.; tough; callous
  2. Unsentimental and practical; tough.
  3. Of or designating a style of genre fiction dealing in a straightforward, cynical way with criminals, detectives, etc.
Unfeeling; pitiless; cruel
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  1. Unfeeling; pitiless; cruel
  2. Lacking in feeling or compassion; pitiless and cold.
Devoid of compassion or feeling; pitiless.
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  1. Devoid of compassion or feeling; pitiless.
  2. Without a heart; specifically, without feeling, emotion, or concern for others; uncaring.
  3. Lacking kindness or feeling; hard and pitiless
Not changing in response to argument or other influence; obstinate or intractable:
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  1. Not changing in response to argument or other influence; obstinate or intractable:
  2. Hardened against feeling; hardhearted:
  3. Not easily moved to pity or sympathy; hardhearted
Unfeeling; pitiless; cruel
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  1. Unfeeling; pitiless; cruel
  2. Devoid of kindness or sympathy; hardhearted.
  3. Cruel, compassionless, discompassionate, as if having a heart made of stone.
Incapable of feeling or sensation; insensate or insensible
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  1. Incapable of feeling or sensation; insensate or insensible
  2. Without emotion or sympathy
  3. Not sympathetic to others; callous or hardhearted.
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