What does ROBUST mean?

Definitions for ROBUSTroʊˈbʌst, ˈroʊ bʌst

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. robust(adj)

    sturdy and strong in form, constitution, or construction

    "a robust body"; "a robust perennial"

  2. full-bodied, racy, rich, robust(adj)

    marked by richness and fullness of flavor

    "a rich ruby port"; "full-bodied wines"; "a robust claret"; "the robust flavor of fresh-brewed coffee"

  3. robust(adj)

    strong enough to withstand or overcome intellectual challenges or adversity

    "the experiment yielded robust results"; "a robust faith"

  4. robust(adj)

    rough and crude

    "a robust tale"


  1. robust(Adjective)

    Evincing strength; indicating vigorous health; strong; sinewy; muscular; vigorous; sound; as, a robust body; robust youth; robust health.

    He was a robust man of six feet four.

  2. robust(Adjective)

    Violent; rough; rude.

  3. robust(Adjective)

    Requiring strength or vigor; as, robust employment.

  4. robust(Adjective)

    Sensible (of intellect etc.); straightforward, not given to or confused by uncertainty or subtlety;

  5. robust(Adjective)

    Designed or evolved in such a way as to be resistant to total failure despite partial damage.

  6. robust(Adjective)

    Resistant or impervious to failure regardless of user input or unexpected conditions.

  7. robust(Adjective)

    Not greatly influenced by errors in assumptions about the distribution of sample errors.

  8. Origin: From robustus, from robur, robus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Robust(adj)

    evincing strength; indicating vigorous health; strong; sinewy; muscular; vigorous; sound; as, a robust body; robust youth; robust health

  2. Robust(adj)

    violent; rough; rude

  3. Robust(adj)

    requiring strength or vigor; as, robust employment

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Robust

    rō-bust′, adj. of great strength or vigour: requiring strength: rude, rough.—adj. Robust′ious (Milt.), violent, rough.—adv. Robust′iously.—n. Robust′iousness.—adv. Robust′ly.—n. Robust′ness. [Fr.,—L. robustusrobur, oak.]

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. robust

    Said of a system that has demonstrated an ability to recover gracefully from the whole range of exceptional inputs and situations in a given environment. One step below bulletproof. Carries the additional connotation of elegance in addition to just careful attention to detail. Compare smart, oppose brittle.

Anagrams for ROBUST »

  1. brotus

  2. turbos


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ROBUST in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ROBUST in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ikogho David:

    Success is fierce. It requires sacrifices and a reformed robust focus . So don't give up now if you want TRUE success.

  2. Leslie Caldwell:

    It is important that we address cyber threats on multiple fronts, with both a robust enforcement strategy as well as a broad prevention strategy.

  3. Malcom Gladwell:

    For every romantic possiblity, no matter how robust, there exists at least one equal and opposite sentence, phrase, or word capable of extinguishing it.

  4. Representatives Speaker John Boehner:

    I want to give our military commanders the flexibility and the authority they need to defeat the enemy, if we're going to win this fight, we need a strong robust strategy and a strong, robust authority.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    An iron does not rust of its own for it requires oxygen, chloride and moisture from the environment to corrode. Similarly, a citizen's life remains robust until the surrounding is vitiated from all around.

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