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
I guess they’re comfortable, they look pretty sturdy, and they make you look two inches taller.
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.
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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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