HyperDic: sturdy

English > 3 senses of the word sturdy:
ADJECTIVEallsturdy, hardy, stalwart, stouthaving rugged physical strength
allsturdy, uncompromising, inflexiblenot making concessions
allsturdy, toughsubstantially made or constructed
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English > sturdy: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving rugged physical strength; inured to fatigue or hardships.
Example "sturdy young athletes"
Synonymshardy, stalwart, stout
BroaderrobustSturdy and strong in form, constitution, or construction
Spanishfuerte, resistente, robusto
Nounssturdinessthe state of being vigorous and robust
Adverbssturdilyin a sturdy manner
English > sturdy: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningnot making concessions.
Synonymsuncompromising, inflexible
Narrowerhard-line, hardlineFirm and uncompromising
See alsostubborn, obstinate, unregeneratetenaciously unwilling or marked by tenacious unwillingness to yield
Oppositecompromising, conciliatory, flexiblemaking or willing to make concessions
Spanishinflexible, intransigente, resistente
Nounssturdinessresoluteness evidenced by strength of character
English > sturdy: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningsubstantially made or constructed.
  • "sturdy steel shelves"
  • "sturdy canvas"
Broaderruggedsturdy / sturdy and strong in constitution or construction
Spanishfornido, fuerte, resistente, robusto
Catalanfornit, fort, resistent, robust
Nounssturdinessthe property of something that is strongly built

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