hardened vs scheming what difference

what is difference between hardened and scheming

English

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈhɑɹdn̩d/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈhɑːdn̩d/
  • Hyphenation: hard‧ened

Verb

hardened

  1. simple past tense and past participle of harden

Adjective

hardened (comparative more hardened, superlative most hardened)

  1. Unfeeling or lacking emotion due to experience; callous.
    The bloody scene could reduce even the most hardened soldier to tears.
  2. Firmly established or unlikely to change; inveterate.
  3. (computing, military) Having extra defences against attack; highly fortified.
    a hardened air base
    a hardened server

Derived terms

  • battle-hardened
  • radiation-hardened
  • unhardened

Translations

Anagrams

  • adherend, deharden


English

Etymology 1

From scheme +‎ -ing.

Verb

scheming

  1. present participle of scheme

Adjective

scheming (comparative more scheming, superlative most scheming)

  1. (derogatory) Tending to scheme; forming underhand plots.
Translations

Etymology 2

From scheme +‎ -ing.

Noun

scheming (countable and uncountable, plural schemings)

  1. The activity or practice of making secret or underhanded plans.

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