HyperDic: robust

English > 4 senses of the word robust:
ADJECTIVEallrobuststurdy and strong in form, constitution, or construction
allrobust, full-bodied, racy, richmarked by richness and fullness of flavor
allrobuststrong enough to withstand or overcome intellectual challenges or adversity / adversity
allrobustrough and crude
robust > pronunciation
Soundsrowbah'st
Rhymesabolitionist ... zoologist: 193 rhymes with ahst...
English > robust: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningSturdy and strong in form, constitution, or construction.
Examples
  • "a robust body"
  • "a robust perennial"
Narrowerbeefy, burly, husky, strapping, buirdlymuscular / muscular and heavily built
big-bonedHaving a bone structure that is massive in contrast with the surrounding flesh
big-chested, chestymarked by a large or well-developed chest
big-shouldered, broad-shouldered, square-shoulderedHaving broad shoulders
cast-iron, ironExtremely robust
half-hardy(of plants) requiring protection from frost
hardy, stalwart, stout, sturdyHaving rugged physical strength
hardyAble to survive under unfavorable weather conditions
heavy-armedHaving massive arms
square-builtBroad and solidly built
vigorousStrong and active physically or mentally
See alsohealthyHaving or indicating good health in body or mind
ruggedsturdy / sturdy and strong in constitution or construction
strongHaving strength or power greater than average or expected
Oppositefrailphysically weak
Spanishrobusto
Catalanrobust
Nounsrobustnessthe property of being strong and healthy in constitution
Adverbsrobustlyin a robust manner
English > robust: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaningmarked by richness and fullness of flavor.
Examples
  • "a robust claret"
  • "the robust flavor of fresh-brewed coffee"
Synonymsfull-bodied, racy, rich
Broadertastypleasing to the sense of taste
English > robust: 4 senses > adjective 3
MeaningStrong enough to withstand or overcome intellectual challenges or adversity / adversity.
Examples
  • "the experiment yielded robust results"
  • "a robust faith"
BroaderstrongHaving strength or power greater than average or expected
Spanishrobusto
Catalanrobust
Nounsrobustnessthe characteristic of being strong enough to withstand intellectual / intellectual challenge
English > robust: 4 senses > adjective 4
Meaningrough and crude.
Example"a robust tale"
Broaderunrefined(used of persons and their behavior) not refined
Catalanrobust

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