sturdy and strong in form, constitution, or construction
"a robust body"; "a robust perennial"
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"
strong enough to withstand or overcome intellectual challenges or adversity
"the experiment yielded robust results"; "a robust faith"
rough and crude
"a robust tale"
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.
Violent; rough; rude.
Requiring strength or vigor; as, robust employment.
Sensible (of intellect etc.); straightforward, not given to or confused by uncertainty or subtlety;
Designed or evolved in such a way as to be resistant to total failure despite partial damage.
Resistant or impervious to failure regardless of user input or unexpected conditions.
Not greatly influenced by errors in assumptions about the distribution of sample errors.
Origin: From robustus, from robur, robus.
evincing strength; indicating vigorous health; strong; sinewy; muscular; vigorous; sound; as, a robust body; robust youth; robust health
violent; rough; rude
requiring strength or vigor; as, robust employment
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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. robustus—robur, oak.]
The New Hacker's Dictionary
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.
The numerical value of robust in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of robust in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Examples of robust in a Sentence
I advocated for a more robust policy.
German growth remains robust, the recovery continues.
Now our bilateral relationship is more robust than ever.
The findings with child abuse were stronger and more robust.
It does point to the fact that domestic demand continues to be robust.
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Translations for robust
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- vahva, jykevä, vankka, rotevaFinnish
- làidirScottish Gaelic
- חסון, איתןHebrew
- degelijk, robuustDutch
- czerstwy, rozrosły, silny, krzepki, wysportowanyPolish
- vânjos, puternic, robust, robustăRomanian
- крепкий, здоровыйRussian
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