ossified
I adjective bony, calcified, calloused, congealed, crystallized, dense, firm, fossilized, hard, hardened, incrassate, incrassated, indurated, lapidified, petrified, solid, solidified, stiff, stiffened, stony, thick, thickened, tough, toughened, turned to bone II index solid (compact)

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  • ossified — ossified; un·ossified; …   English syllables

  • Ossified — Os si*fied, a. Changed to bone or something resembling bone; hardened by deposits of mineral matter of any kind; said of tissues. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ossified — [adj] bony fossilized, hard, hardened, petrified, rigid; concepts 404,542 …   New thesaurus

  • ossified — [“asafaid] mod. alcohol or drug intoxicated. (From stoned (out).) □ How an anybody be so ossified on four beers? □ I’ve never seen anybody so ossified …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • Ossified — Ossify Os si*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ossified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ossifying}.] [L. os, ossis, bone + fy: cf. F. ossifier. See {Osseous}.] 1. (Physiol.) To form into bone; to change from a soft animal substance into bone, as by the deposition of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ossified — adj Drunk, intoxicated. He was so ossified we had to drag him to the car. 1920s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • ossified — adjective set in a rigidly conventional pattern of behavior, habits, or beliefs obsolete fossilized ways an ossified bureaucratic system • Syn: ↑fossilized, ↑fossilised • Similar to: ↑inflexible …   Useful english dictionary

  • ossified — /os euh fuyd /, adj. 1. hardened like or into bone. 2. Slang. drunk. [1790 1800; OSSIFY + ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • ossified — adjective Of ideas or attitudes, inflexible, old fashioned. Syn: deep seated, démodé, established, fixed, hard and fast, inflexible, ingrained, old fashioned …   Wiktionary

  • ossified — Synonyms and related words: backed, bone, bony, calcified, callous, calloused, case hardened, crusted, crusty, crystallized, fossilized, granulated, hardened, hornified, incrusted, indurate, indurated, lapidified, osseous, ossicular, ossiferous,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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