Definitions for sturdyˈstɜr di

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hardy, stalwart, stout, sturdy(adj)

    having rugged physical strength; inured to fatigue or hardships

    "hardy explorers of northern Canada"; "proud of her tall stalwart son"; "stout seamen"; "sturdy young athletes"

  2. uncompromising, sturdy, inflexible(adj)

    not making concessions

    "took an uncompromising stance in the peace talks"; "uncompromising honesty"

  3. sturdy, tough(adj)

    substantially made or constructed

    "sturdy steel shelves"; "sturdy canvas"; "a tough all-weather fabric"; "some plastics are as tough as metal"

Wiktionary

  1. sturdy(Noun)

    A disease in sheep and cattle, marked by great nervousness, or by dullness and stupor.

  2. sturdy(Adjective)

    of firm build

  3. sturdy(Adjective)

    solid in structure or person

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sturdy

    foolishly obstinate or resolute; stubborn; unrelenting; unfeeling; stern

  2. Sturdy

    resolute, in a good sense; or firm, unyielding quality; as, a man of sturdy piety or patriotism

  3. Sturdy

    characterized by physical strength or force; strong; lusty; violent; as, a sturdy lout

  4. Sturdy

    stiff; stout; strong; as, a sturdy oak

  5. Sturdy(noun)

    a disease in sheep and cattle, marked by great nervousness, or by dullness and stupor

  6. Origin: [OF. estourdi giddiness, stupefaction.]

Freebase

  1. Sturdy

    Strongly built; stalwart; robust.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Tom Nolan:

    In the absences of a decent time machine, fiction remains the most sturdy vehicle for visiting other eras.

  2. Primo Levi:

    I live in my house as I live inside my skin: I know more beautiful, more ample, more sturdy and more picturesque skins: but it would seem to me unnatural to exchange them for mine.

  3. Carol Touchstone:

    It's amazing how strong glue and toilet paper can be. After I made it I was hitting on it like a drum ... it's very sturdy, i don't even know how many layers (there are)- I just did it until I thought it would stay together.

  4. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    The key to every man is his thought. Sturdy and defying though he look, he has a helm which he obeys, which is the idea after which all his facts are classified. He can only be reformed by showing him a new idea which commands his own.

  5. Gavin Parry:

    We've seen an opening leg down on sentiment from Wall Street's bad day, but the good thing is the Nikkei looks quite sturdy, holding its spot around 19,500 points, i can't see the Nikkei being sold off when the yen's still holding the 123 handle.


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