Inurement



[in-yoo r, ih-noo r] /ɪnˈyʊər, ɪˈnʊər/

verb (used with object), inured, inuring.
1.
to accustom to hardship, difficulty, pain, etc.; toughen or harden; habituate (usually followed by to):
inured to cold.
verb (used without object), inured, inuring.
2.
to come into use; take or have effect.
3.
to become beneficial or advantageous.
/ɪˈnjʊə/
verb
1.
(transitive; often passive) often foll by to. to cause to accept or become hardened to; habituate
2.
(intransitive) (esp of a law, etc) to come into operation; take effect
v.

early 15c., in ure “in practice,” from obsolete ure “work, practice, exercise, use,” probably from Old French uevre, oeuvre “work,” from Latin opera (see opus). Related: Inured; inuring.

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