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inure, enure (verb), inures, enures; inured, enured; inuring, enuring
1. To cause a person to be less sensitive to something unpleasant: Does violence on TV inure some people to violence in real life?
2. Etymology: "in practice" from obsolete ure, "work, practice, exercise", or "use"; said to be from Old French uevre, oeuvre "to work"; from Latin "opera" or "opus".
To get used to something unpleasant or painful.
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To become less sensitive and learning to accept something that is not pleasant and is usually difficult or painful to endure. (1)