HyperDic: stony

English > 3 senses of the word stony:
ADJECTIVEallstony, rocky, bouldery, boulderedabounding in rocks or stones / stones
allstony, flinty, flint, granitic, obdurateshowing unfeeling resistance to tender / tender feelings
allstony, granitic, granitelike, rocklikehard as granite
stony > pronunciation
Soundsstow'niy
Rhymesabalone ... Zuni: 221 rhymes with niy...
English > stony: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningabounding in rocks or stones / stones.
Example "stony ground"
Synonymsrocky, bouldery, bouldered
Broaderrough, unsmoothHaving or caused by an irregular surface
Spanishpedregoso, pétreo, rocoso, roqueño
Catalanpedregós, pedrenc, pedrós, rocallós, rocós, roquís
Nounsstonea lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter
English > stony: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningshowing unfeeling resistance to tender / tender feelings.
Synonymsflinty, flint, granitic, obdurate
Broaderhardhearted, heartlesslacking in feeling or pity or warmth
Spanishempedernido, obstinado, terco
Nounsstonea lack of feeling or expression / expression or movement
stonethe hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed
Adverbsstonilyin a stony manner
English > stony: 3 senses > adjective 3
MeaningHard as granite.
Synonymsgranitic, granitelike, rocklike
BroaderhardResisting weight or pressure
Spanishgranítico, pedregoso, rocoso
Catalangranític, pedregós, rocós

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