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"
uncompromising, sturdy, inflexible(adj)
not making concessions
"took an uncompromising stance in the peace talks"; "uncompromising honesty"
substantially made or constructed
"sturdy steel shelves"; "sturdy canvas"; "a tough all-weather fabric"; "some plastics are as tough as metal"
A disease in sheep and cattle, marked by great nervousness, or by dullness and stupor.
of firm build
solid in structure or person
foolishly obstinate or resolute; stubborn; unrelenting; unfeeling; stern
resolute, in a good sense; or firm, unyielding quality; as, a man of sturdy piety or patriotism
characterized by physical strength or force; strong; lusty; violent; as, a sturdy lout
stiff; stout; strong; as, a sturdy oak
a disease in sheep and cattle, marked by great nervousness, or by dullness and stupor
Origin: [OF. estourdi giddiness, stupefaction.]
Strongly built; stalwart; robust.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
stur′di, adj. (comp. Stur′dier, superl. Stur′diest) resolute: firm: forcible: strong: robust: stout: (obs.) stubborn or obstinate.—adv. Stur′dily.—n. Stur′diness. [O. Fr. estourdi, pa.p. of estourdir (Fr. étourdir), It. stordire, to stun; acc. to Diez, through an assumed Low L. form from L. torpidus, stupefied.]
stur′di, n. the gid, a disease affecting young sheep with staggering and stupor, caused by a species of tapeworm in the brain.—adj. Stur′died.
The numerical value of sturdy in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of sturdy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
In the absences of a decent time machine, fiction remains the most sturdy vehicle for visiting other eras.
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.
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.
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.
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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- robustCatalan, Valencian
- fuerte, robusto, sólido, recioSpanish
- tukeva, roima, vankka, tanakka, jykevä, roteva, vantteraFinnish
- solide, costaud, robusteFrench
- tapaidh, brogachScottish Gaelic
- solida, robusta, solido, robusto, querciaItalian
- stiprs, stingrsLatvian
- stoer, potig, solide, stevigDutch
- silny, mocny, solidny, niezachwianyPolish
- сильный, крепкий, солидный, дюжий, мощный, здоровыйRussian
- čvȓst, snážan, mètīlj, krúpanSerbo-Croatian
- stabil, robust, rejäl, motståndskraftig, solidSwedish
- 結實, kết thậtVietnamese
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